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Sleep Paralysis

Known as: Sleep Paralysis [Disease/Finding], paralysis sleep, sleep paralysis disorder 
A common condition characterized by transient partial or total paralysis of skeletal muscles and areflexia that occurs upon awakening from sleep or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
During REM sleep the CNS is intensely active, but the skeletal motor system is paradoxically forced into a state of muscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Sleep disorders including insomnia, movements during sleep, and daytime sleepiness are common but poorly studied in… Expand
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2005
2005
Among a psychiatric population of Cambodian refugees (N = 100), 42% had current--i.e. at least once in the last year--sleep… Expand
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2005
2005
Among Cambodian refugees attending a psychiatric clinic (n=100), 49% (49/100) had at least one episode of sleep paralysis (SP) in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Orexins (hypocretins) are a pair of neuropeptides implicated in energy homeostasis and arousal. Recent reports suggest that loss… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Hypnagogic and hypnopompic experiences (HHEs) accompanying sleep paralysis (SP) are often cited as sources of accounts of… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Narcolepsy-cataplexy is a disabling neurological disorder that affects 1/2000 individuals. The main clinical features of… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The main neural structures generating muscle atonia and other phenomena characteristic of REM sleep are present in dorsolateral… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Narcolepsy involves abnormalities of rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep, including a short latency to the onset of REM sleep… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We elicited isolated sleep paralysis (ISP) from normal subjects by a nocturnal sleep interruption schedule. On four experimental… Expand
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