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sun downing

Known as: sun down, sundown, sundowning 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
"Sundowning" in demented individuals, as distinct clinical phenomena, is still open to debate in terms of clear definition… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Melatonin secretion decreases in Alzheimer´s disease (AD) and this decrease has been postulated as responsible for the circadian… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Increased oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction have been identified as common pathophysiological phenomena associated… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
About 45% of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients have disruptions in their sleep and sundowning agitation. Since melatonin… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to determine changes of circadian rhythms induced by Alzheimer's disease and to explore… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Agitation is a common problem in institutionalized patientswith Alzheimer's disease (AD). “Sundowning,” or agitationthat occurs… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
A retrospective review of 71 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease was analyzed with respect to nursing evaluations of… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE The authors tested the hypothesis that evening bright light pulses would improve sleep-wake patterns and reduce… 
Review
1992
Review
1992
Approximately 10% of the elderly population have a dementing illness that manifests itself clinically by significant cognitive… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
  • L. Evans
  • Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • 1987
  • Corpus ID: 21234681
To describe sundown syndrome and determine factors related to its occurrence, 59 demented and 30 nondemented nursing home…