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Do sleep difficulties exacerbate deficits in sustained attention following traumatic brain injury?

Abstract:

Sustained attention has been shown to be vulnerable following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Sleep restriction and disturbances have been shown to negatively affect sustained attention. Sleep disorders are common but under-diagnosed after TBI. Thus, it seems possible that sleep disturbances may exacerbate neuropsychological deficits for a proportion of individuals who have sustained a TBI. The aim of this prospective study was to examine whether poor sleepers post-TBI had poorer sustained and ...

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10.1017/s1355617709990798

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Bloomfield, IL More by this author
Journal:
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
17-25
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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EISSN:
1469-7661
ISSN:
1355-6177
URN:
uuid:cdc26f7e-ff11-4890-83bb-5b97721c0a39
Source identifiers:
387412
Local pid:
pubs:387412

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