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Diagnostic Confusion of Nocturnal Paroxysmal Motor Activity

Song P

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):77-80.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16015
It is a significant challenge for the clinician to make distinction between nocturnal epilepsy form non-epileptic sleep disorders. Although in some patients, diagnosis is easy to achieve but sometimes not....
Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep Associated with Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type I-Associated Myelopathy

Oh JH, Kim JS, Kang SY, Sung JJ

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):74-76.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16014
Periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) are frequently observed in the general population, although such movements may be associated with a variety of medical and neurological disorders. Human T-lymphotropic virus...
Two Cases of Sleep-Related Painful Erection

Cho KH, Kim HI, Heo K, Cho YJ

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):70-73.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16013
Sleep-related painful erection (SRPE) is characterized by deep penile pain accompanied with erection occurring rapid eye movement (REM) movement period. Two (47-year-old and 40-year-old, respectively) male visited with the complaint...
Treatment Failure of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure with a Full Face Mask, Reversed with a Nasal Mask

Kim JH, Cho JW

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):67-69.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16012
Although a nasal mask is a standard interface for continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), severe mouth breathing during sleep often leads to the use...
Effect of Low and High-Dose GABA from Unpolished Rice-Germ on Timing and Quality of Sleep: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

Shin YY, Byun JI, Chung SE, Seong MJ, Cho HA, Cha HK, Shin WC

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):60-66.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16011
OBJECTIVES: Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) has potential benefits in counteracting the sleep disruption and potential therapeutic effects on blood pressure, stress, cancer, and inflammatory diseases. Recently, High-dose GABA can be extracted...
Comparison of Dream Themes, Emotions and Sleep Parameters between Nightmares and Bad Dreams in Nightmare Sufferers

Lee R, Suh S

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):53-59.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16010
OBJECTIVES: The current study aimed to explore the difference of dream themes, emotional intensity, and sleep parameters between nightmares and bad dreams in nightmare sufferers. METHODS: Twenty-four nightmare sufferers who endorsed...
Comparison of Health Related Quality of Life between Type I and Type II Narcolepsy Patients

Cho JW, Kim DJ, Noh KH, Han J, Jung DS

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):46-52.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16009
OBJECTIVES: Narcolepsy with cataplexy is a rare chronic sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic/hypnopompic hallucinations. The aims of the present study were comparing the...
Subjective Sleep Disturbances of Factory Workers in Relation to Shift Work Schedule and Chronotype

Song P, Choi SJ, Joo EY

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):40-45.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16008
OBJECTIVES: Shift work in Korea is most prevalent in automobile system manufacturing industries. The subjective sleep complaints and individual chronotypes of shift worker was evaluated. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted...
Current Status and Proposal of Drowsy Driving

Kim KT, Jung KY

  • J Sleep Med.
  • 2016 Dec;13(2):35-39.
  • doi: 10.13078/jsm.16007
Drowsy driving is a major cause of automobile crashes which can lead to more serious injuries than other causes of traffic accidents. Here, we review the accumulated scientific evidences and...

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