Sleep in seasonal affective disorder patients in forced desynchrony
: an explorative study.
In what is called a "forced desynchrony
protocol," the researchers extended the subjects' days by four hours.
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in a rat model of night work," Endocrinology, vol.
van den Hoofdakker, "Mood regulation in seasonal affective disorder patients and healthy controls studied in forced desynchrony
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The forced desynchrony
protocol is another method used to study circadian rhythms.
Hours of boredom, moments of terror: Temporal desynchrony
in military and security force operations.
In generalized spike-wave absence seizure, there was long-range desynchrony
at onset followed by local and long-range synchronization as seizure progressed.
Robinson, "Sleep propensity under forced desynchrony
in a model of arousal state dynamics," Journal of Biological Rhythms, vol.
Ageing and the circadian and homeostatic regulation of human sleep during forced desynchrony
of rest, melatonin and temperature rhythms.
This leads to desynchrony
between the clocks in the different brain regions (misalignment), which the authors suggest underlies the memory impairment.