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Roberts et al (2008)
found out of 4000 ps age 11-17 from Texas 25% had insomnia symptoms, 5% said it affected their life
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Ohayon and Roth (2003)
study of 15,000 Europeans found insomnia proceeds mood disorders
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Arendt et al (2001)
keeping people awake 3 hours more had the same effect as drink driving. 1500 deaths on the road annually due to sleepiness
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Savard et al (2003)
fewer immune cells in the bodies of chronic insomniacs
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Watson et al (2006)
50% of insomnia due to genetics
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Speilman (1991)
3p model for insomnia
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Storms (1970)
gave a pill to ps saying it either aroused or made them tired. the ones who were told theyd be aroused fell asleep quicker as they attributed their arousal to the pill
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Lehman (1943)
narcolepsy is to disguise sexual fantasies
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Honda et al (1983)
found an increased frequency of one HLA in 90% of narcoleptics with cataplexy
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Vodel (1960)
found narcoleptics go straight into REM sleep rather than at the end
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Lin (1999)
found a mutation of chromosome 12 in narcolpetic dogs, also found in humans
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Minot (1998)
suggested hypocretin dysfunction isn't likely to be genetic, more illness or stress.
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Broughton (1968)
prevalence of sleep walking in first degree relatives 10X higher than in general population
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Zadra et al (2008)
prevented 40 ps from sleeping, on the first night 50% sleep-walked, 2nd night 90%. sleep deprivation acted as a stressor (diathesis stress model)
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Oliviero (2008)
in children the system which inhibits motor activity during SWS sometimes isn't fully developed.
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