NREMS period | definition of NREMS period by Medical dictionary
NREMS period Sleep disorders The NREMS portion of the REMS cycle; such a period consists primarily of sleep stages 3/4 early in the night and sleep stage 2 later. See Sleep cycle; Sleep stages.
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In depressed patients, a reduction in the number of delta waves during the first NREMS period
is observed, together with decreased delta activity throughout the night in polysomnography studies (36).