Maija Liisa Laakso
- Wrist actigraphy in estimation of sleep and wake in intellectually disabled subjects with motor handicapsMaija Liisa Laakso
Rinnekoti Foundation, Sleep Research Centre, Kumputie 1, FIN 02980 Espoo, Finland
Sleep Med 5:541-50. 2004..We studied the applicability of wrist actigraphy to sleep-wake estimation in patients with motor handicaps...
- Sleep fragmentation in mentally retarded people decreases with increasing daylength in springNiki Lindblom
Rinnekoti Sleep Research Centre, Rinnekoti Foundation, Espoo, Finland
Chronobiol Int 19:441-59. 2002..The sleep quality of persons living in institutional settings might be improved by increasing the intensity and/or duration of daily artificial light exposure during the darker seasons...
- Endogenous melatonin predicts efficacy of exogenous melatonin in consolidation of fragmented wrist-activity rhythm of adult patients with developmental brain disorders: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover studyMaija Liisa Laakso
Rinnekoti Foundation, Sleep Research Center, Kumputie 1, FIN 02980 Espoo, Finland
Sleep Med 8:222-39. 2007..We studied whether the endogenous melatonin patterns in adult patients with developmental brain disorders have any role in response to exogenous melatonin given as a sleep-promoting medicine...
- Automatic blink detection: a method for differentiation of wake and sleep of intellectually disabled and healthy subjects in long-term ambulatory monitoringLea Leinonen
Neural Networks Research Centre, University of Technology Espoo, Finland
Sleep 26:473-9. 2003..To develop a method for automatic detection of blinks in electrooculograms and to evaluate reliability of blink rate as an indicator of wake and sleep in subjects with developmental brain disorders...