sleep-phase syndrome

sleep-phase syndrome

An autosomal dominant condition in which the person sleeps well and for a normal amount of time but not at the usual bedtime hours. Those with delayed sleep-phase syndrome may function best if they go to sleep about the time most people are awakening. Those with advanced sleep-phase syndrome do best when they go to sleep in late afternoon or early evening and arise about midnight. When allowed to sleep at these hours, persons with this condition function normally. Synonym: advanced sleep-phase syndrome
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But, some evidence suggests that it is effective in treating delayed sleep-phase syndrome with short-term use," he noted.
A common type of circadian rhythm disorder is delayed sleep-phase syndrome (DSPS).
For some disorders such as sleep walking, night terrors and delayed sleep-phase syndrome in adolescents, appropriate management is briefly described.
Elderly people often experience advanced sleep-phase syndrome, going to bed at 7 p.
The software program offers step-by-step lessons on obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, and delayed sleep-phase syndrome, which are among the most common sleep-related conditions affecting millions of people world-wide.
There are three types of chronic circadian rhythm disorders: (1) delayed sleep-phase syndrome (DSPS); (2) advanced sleep-phase syndrome (ASPS); and (3) irregular sleep-wake cycle.
Conversely, young people often experience delayed sleep-phase syndrome, in which they go to bed late and have trouble getting up and out in the morning.
Harris was afflicted by Delayed Sleep-Phase Syndrome (DSPS), a chronic circadian rhythm sleep disorder which disrupts the timing of sleep, peak periods of alertness, core body temperature, hormonal and other daily rhythms.