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Sleep and disorders of sleep in people with mental retardation

Abstract:

Mental retardation represents a small and neglected corner of sleep medicine. However, disruption of sleep architecture and of sleep-wake rhythms appears to be common in this population, particularly in those with severe underlying brain damage. A number of recent papers advance our understanding of sleep processes, of the relationship between sleep and daytime function, and of intervention strategies, particularly of a nonpharmacological nature. The present review analyses this recent work a...

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Journal:
Current Opinion in Psychiatry
Volume:
13
Issue:
5
Pages:
507-511
Publication date:
2000-01-01
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ISSN:
0951-7367
Source identifiers:
388861
Language:
English
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pubs:388861
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uuid:91ed0478-6599-445d-ab74-0a00432cc612
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pubs:388861
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2013-11-16

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