Affiliation: Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
- Nocturnal ghrelin, ACTH, GH and cortisol secretion after sleep deprivation in humansP Schussler
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:915-23. 2006..Whereas the effects of SD on ghrelin levels were relatively weak, our findings are in line with the hypothesis that ghrelin is a sleep-promoting factor in humans. Ghrelin may be involved in sleep promotion after SD...
- Growth hormone-releasing hormone and corticotropin-releasing hormone enhance non-rapid-eye-movement sleep after sleep deprivationP Schussler
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 2 10, 80804 Munich, Germany
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E549-56. 2006..No sex differences were found in these changes. Our data suggest that GHRH and CRH augment NREMS promotion after SD. Marked differences appear to exist in peptidergic sleep regulation between spontaneous and recovery sleep...
- Progesterone reduces wakefulness in sleep EEG and has no effect on cognition in healthy postmenopausal womenP Schussler
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 2 10, D 80804 Munich, Germany
Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1124-31. 2008..Progesterone might be useful in the treatment of sleep disturbances of postmenopausal women...
- Pathology of sleep, hormones and depressionA Steiger
Department of Psychiatry, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
Pharmacopsychiatry 46:S30-5. 2013..This effect is absent in depressed patients who are at least 30 years old, and is probably related to elevated glucocorticoid levels...