Neurobiology of Sleep-Wakefulness Cycle 2(2): 56-57, 2002
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2002 NSWC

Letter to the Editor

CORRELATION BETWEEN SWS DURATION AND INTENSITY EYE MOVEMENTS IN SLEEP CYCLES AT THE DEPRESSION PATIENTS

P. A. Indursky

Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Moscow

Recieved 22 May 2002.

Summary

The positive correlation between slow wave sleep (SWS) duration and eye movements intensity in rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is present in the depressed patients. It is suggested an opportunity to normalize sleep through regulation of sleep structure.

Key Words: Slow-wave sleep, Rapid eye movements sleep, Search activity concept.


Correspondence: Indursky P. A., Dr.,
1/2 Spartakovskaia pl., Moscow, 107082, Russia

E-mail: indvei@hotmail.com