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Hypersomnia / Excessive Sleepiness Disorder / Idiopathic Hypersomnia

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Latest Publication and Research on Hypersomnia

Tunis Med    

Sleep in elderly consultants in the front line: About 50 cases.

Rafrafi R, Ben Romdhane I, Elkateb M, Bram N

Background: Sleep disorders in the elderly are common. However, they are often under diagnosed and poorly supported. Aim: To study the characteristics... Read More

Source: PubMed

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat    

Primary nocturnal enuresis as a risk factor for sleep disorders: an observational questionnaire-based multicenter study.

Esposito M, Gallai B, Parisi L, Roccella M, Marotta R, Lavano SM, Mazzotta G, Carotenuto M

Center for Childhood Headache, Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Department of Mental Health, Physical and Preventive Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

Primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE) is a common problem in developmental age with an estimated overall prevalence ranging from 1.6% to 15%, and possible ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Psychosom Med  2013 Apr 10  

Physical Activity and Depression Symptom Profiles in Young Men and Women With Major Depression.

McKercher C, Patton GC, Schmidt MD, Venn AJ, Dwyer T, Sanderson K

Menzies Research Institute Tasmania (C.M., M.D.S., A.J.V., K.S.), University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia; Department of Kinesiology (M.D.S.), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; Department of Paediatrics (G.C.P.), University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (G.C.P., T.D.), Melbourne, Australia.

ObjectiveThis study explored whether young adults with major depression who are physically active differ in their depression symptom profile from thos... Read More

Source: PubMed

Sleep Med.  2013 Mar 23  

The assessment of vigilance: normative data on the Siesta sustained attention test.

Sauter C, Danker-Hopfe H, Loretz E, Zeitlhofer J, Geisler P, Popp R

University Clinic of Neurology, Medical University of Vienna, A-1090 Vienna, Austria; Competence Centre of Sleep Medicine, Charité - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, 14050 Berlin, Germany. Electronic address: cornelia.sauter@charite.de.

OBJECTIVE: In several modern society duties individuals have to maintain their attention or vigilance over prolonged periods of time, even if the moni... Read More

Source: PubMed

BMC Med    

Hypersomnia and depressive symptoms: methodological and clinical aspects.

Dauvilliers Y, Lopez R, Ohayon M, Bayard S

Centre de référence national sur les maladies rares (narcolepsie, hypersomnie idiopathique, syndrome de Kleine-Levin), Service de Neurologie, Unité des troubles du sommeil, Hôpital Gui-de-Chauliac, 80 avenue Augustin Fliche, Montpellier cedex 5, 34295, France. ydauvilliers@yahoo.fr.

The associations between depressive symptoms and hypersomnia are complex and often bidirectional. Of the many disorders associated with excessive slee... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Inj Violence Res    

Polysomnography in the evaluation of traumatic brain injury.

Ghadami MR

Sleep Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Science, Kermanshah, Iran.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common problem and leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the general population. Sleep disorders are a common... Read More

Source: PubMed

Sleep Med.  2013 Mar 13  

Recurrent hypersomnia following traumatic brain injury.

Billiard M, Podesta C

Department of Neurology, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, Montpellier, France. Electronic address: mbilliard@wanadoo.fr.

BACKGROUND: Recurrent hypersomnia (RH) following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a rare form of RH. According to the International Classification of... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Clin Sleep Med    

Obstructive Sleep Apnea During Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Daytime Sleepiness, and Quality of Life in Older Men in Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Sleep Study.

Khan A, Harrison SL, Kezirian EJ, Ancoli-Israel S, O'Hearn D, Orwoll E, Redline S, Ensrud K, Stone KL

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.

Assess the association between REM predominant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleepiness, and quality of life in a community-based cohort of men = 65 ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Rev. Neurol. (Paris)    

[Role and actions of the orphan rare diseases reference center for central hypersomnias in France].

Vecchierini MF, Léger D, Arnufl I, Dauvilliers Y

Centre du Sommeil et de la Vigilance, Hôtel-Dieu, APHP, Paris Centre de référence Hypersomnies rares Paris, Bordeaux, Garches, France. marie-francoise.vecchierini@htd.aphp.fr

Narcolepsy (with or without cataplexy), idiopathic hypersomnia (with or without long sleep duration) and Kleine - Levin syndrome are the main central ... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Alzheimers Dis.  2013 Mar 11  

GRN Thr272fs Clinical Heterogeneity: A Case with Atypical Late Onset Presenting with a Dementia with Lewy Bodies Phenotype.

Arosio B, Abbate C, Galimberti D, Rossi PD, Inglese S, Fenoglio C, Ridolfi E, Gussago C, Casati M, Tedone E, Ferri E, Serpente M, Scarpini E, Mari D

Geriatric Unit, University of Milan, Fondazione Cá Granda, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Department of Medical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Fondazione Cá Granda, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy.

We describe a case of late onset frontotemporal dementia carrying the g.1977_1980 delCACT (Thr272fs) mutation in progranulin (GRN) gene, characterized... Read More

Source: PubMed

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