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psy.0205 - Psych 1 Fridlund Sleep and Learning Midterm 50...

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Psych 1 Fridlund 02/5/08 Sleep and Learning Midterm – 50 multiple choice, Par score 4 (pink) Narcolepsy Treatments: Short scheduled 10-15 minute naps CNS stimulants Antidepressants for cataplexy Canine Narcolepsy Doberman’s, dog’s period can have narcolepsy even goats can have it Preferred treatment is Provigil Selective CNS stimulant, like aderol Affects hypothalamus and prefrontal areas Appears not to be very addictive Enhances wakefulness while awake No sleep rhythm disturbance or REM rebound Taking repeated doses can result in 2 – 3 days of normal wakefulness Used by armed forces Concern that it might become a drug of abuse Use to pull an all nighter Parasomnias – disturbances that occur in sleep Slow-wave sleep: Enuresis (bedwetting) Bruxism (teeth-grinding) Head banging, rocking Sleepwalking, sleep-talking, sleep sex Sleep terror REM sleep: Sleep paralysis (sometimes associated with narcolepsy)
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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psy.0205 - Psych 1 Fridlund Sleep and Learning Midterm 50...

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