EEG sleep patterns in schizophrenic patients undergoing hemodialysis

J. Christian Gillin, S. Charles Schulz, Daniel P. van Kammen, James E. Balow, William E. Bunney

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Abstract

All-night electroencephalographic (EEG) sleep studies were obtained before and during a double-blind clinical trial of hemodialysis in six schizophrenic patients with normal renal functioning. No significant changes were observed in either clinical status or sleep, except for a significant reduction in rapid eye movement (REM) density, a measure of the number of eye movements per minute of REM sleep.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-291
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1981

Keywords

  • REM sleep
  • Schizophrenia
  • dialysis
  • sleep

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