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Sleep disruption in Quadriplegia - exploring whether 3mg melatonin induces sleep

Spong, Jo and Kennedy, Gerard and Brown, Douglas and Berlowitz, David (2009) Sleep disruption in Quadriplegia - exploring whether 3mg melatonin induces sleep. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 7 (s1). A38-A38. ISSN 1446-9235

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Abstract

Previous research has shown that people with complete cervical spinal cord injury (quadriplegia) commonly report sleep disturbances, have delayed REM latency and lack endogenous melatonin production. It is unclear if these findings are related. The aim of this study was to investigate whether nightly supplementation of 3 mg melatonin would induce, shift the phase of and/or modify subjective sleep for people with complete quadriplegia.

Item Type: Article
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Abstract number is P024.

Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID18098, quadriplegia, cervical spinal cord injury, endogenous melatonin production, sleep disturbance, delayed REM latency
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
SEO Classification > 9202 Health and Support Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2011 04:14
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2011 04:14
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4606
DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-8425.2009.00410_3.x
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