ERIC Number: EJ562577
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Circadian-Rhythm Sleep Disorders in Persons Who Are Totally Blind.
Sack, R. L.; Blood, M. L.; Hughes, R. J.; Lewy, A. J.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v92 n3 p145-61 Mar 1998
Discusses the diagnosis and management of "non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome," a form of cyclic insomnia to which people who are totally blind are prone. Covered are incidence and clinical features, formal diagnostic criteria, the biological basis of circadian sleep disorders, circadian rhythms in blind people, pharmacological entrainment, and the syndrome in children. (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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