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P5. Diagnosis and management of hypersomnia in bilateral thalamic lesions

Conclusions: To our knowledge, this is the first long-term actigraphic documentation of sleep–wake behavior and response to modafinil in BTL. Treatment with modafinil was associated with the emergence of dose-dependend circadian disruption, recommending the use of very low dosages in treating hypersomnia in BTL. (Source: Clinical Neurophysiology)

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A survey assessment of the recognition and treatment of psychocutaneous disorders in the outpatient dermatology setting: How prepared are we?

Conclusion: Although the majority of the physicians surveyed believed they were capable of diagnosing psychocutaneous disease, very few were comfortable starting psychotropics or thought they were successful treating such conditions. (Source: Journal o…

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