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Generalised anxiety disorder in adults and management of stable angina

The latest evidence update focuses on a summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE clinical guideline 113 “Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia) in adults: management in primary, secondary and community care” (2011) and NICE clinical guideline 126 ‘Management of stable angina’ (2011). (Source: NHS Networks)

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AgoraphobiaAnxiety DisordersLatest News

Generalised anxiety disorder in adults and management of stable angina

The latest evidence update focuses on a summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE clinical guideline 113 “Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia) in adults: management in primary, secondary and community care” (2011) and NICE clinical guideline 126 ‘Management of stable angina’ (2011). (Source: NHS Networks)

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Polysomnographic study of nocturnal sleep in idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep time

Summary
We investigated nocturnal sleep abnormalities in 19 patients with idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep time (IH) in comparison with two age‐ and sex‐ matched control groups of 13 normal subjects (C) and of 17 patients with narcolepsy with cataplexy (NC), the latter considered as the extreme of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Sleep macro‐ and micro‐ (i.e. cyclic alternating pattern, CAP) structure as well as quantitative analysis of EEG, of periodic leg movements during sleep (PLMS), and of muscle tone during REM sleep were compared across groups. IH and NC patients slept more than C subjects, but IH showed the highest levels of sleep fragmentation (e.g. awakenings), associated with a CAP rate higher than NC during lighter sleep stages and lower than C during slow w…

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