Sleep deprivation

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  • Created on: 07-05-14 22:15

= lack of sleep

Peter Tripp
A famour NY DJ in the 50's who to publicise a charity event aimed to stay awake for 200 hours. 
ST EFFECTS - Became verbally abusive after 3 days, fall in body temp, hallucinations, paranoia
He managed 201 hours awake, sleeping for 24 hours non-stop after (mainly in REM)
LT effects - psychological consequences months and years later: personality changed


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