The collective term sleep disorder refers to conditions that affect sleep quality, timing, or duration and impact a person’s ability to properly function while they are awake. These disorders can contribute to other medical problems, and some may also be symptoms for underlying mental health issues.
Wiki Number: PW204
Diagnosis: Sleep Disorder
Age Onset: children and adults
Brain Area: hippocampus-plaque increases lead to cell death
Symptoms: A “blanket term” for insomnia, apnea, narcolepsy, hypersomnia, sleepwalking, night terrors and sleeping sickness
Progression: sleep-disordered breathing, restless legs syndrome, bruxism-tooth grinding, sleep paralysis, shift-work
Causes: increased medication, changes in circadian rhythm, physiological problems, stress, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s, allergies
Medications: for narcolepsy use modifinil
Therapies: hypnosis, music-inducing relaxation
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- Local and Transient Changes of Sleep Spindle Density During Series of Prefrontal Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients With a Major Depressive Episodeby Takuji Izuno on January 24, 2022
The neuromodulatory effects of brain stimulation therapies notably involving repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on nocturnal sleep, which is critically disturbed in major depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders, remain largely undetermined. We have previously reported in major depression patients that prefrontal rTMS sessions enhanced their slow wave activity (SWA) power, but not their sigma power which is related to sleep spindle activity, for electrodes located nearby...
- Associations Between the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the Sleep and Mental Health of Japanese People: A 3-Wave Repeated Surveyby Yu Itoh on January 24, 2022
CONCLUSION: This study demonstrated that the prevalence of insomnia was significantly higher after the earthquake. Moreover, individuals with insomnia were more likely to experience psychological distress after the earthquake that continued until 2012.
- Developing a Predictive Model for Depressive Disorders Using Stacking Ensemble and Naive Bayesian Nomogram: Using Samples Representing South Koreaby Haewon Byeon on January 24, 2022
This study provided baseline data for preventing depression in female older adults living alone by understanding the degree of their depressive disorders and factors affecting these depressive disorders by analyzing epidemiological survey data representing South Koreans. To achieve the study objective, this study explored the main risk factors of depressive disorders using the stacking ensemble machine technique. Moreover, this study developed a nomogram that could help primary physicians easily...
- Sex Differences in Brain and Cognition in de novo Parkinson's Diseaseby Javier Oltra on January 24, 2022
Background and Objective: Brain atrophy and cognitive impairment in neurodegenerative diseases are influenced by sex. We aimed to investigate sex differences in brain atrophy and cognition in de novo Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Methods: Clinical, neuropsychological and T1-weighted MRI data from 205 PD patients (127 males: 78 females) and 69 healthy controls (40 males: 29 females) were obtained from the PPMI dataset. Results: PD males had a greater motor and rapid eye movement sleep...