Peculiarities of nocturnal sleep in histerical neurosis (Russian)

V. S. Rotenberg, G. M. Duykova, M. L. Vydrin

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Data on polygraphic registration of nocturnal sleep were compared with results of a clinico psychological examination of 20 patients with hysterical neurosis. Sleep structure variations depending on the presence or absence of (psychological adaptation) are discussed. A hypothesis of the mechanical effect of attacks of hysterical changes in consciousness on nocturnal sleep is suggested. Cases of complete insomnia during examination are described as a sample of the manifestation of hysterical symptoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-117
Number of pages7
JournalKlinicheskaya Meditsina
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes


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