Taeko Sasai

Summary

Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Change in heart rate variability precedes the occurrence of periodic leg movements during sleep: an observational study
    Taeko Sasai
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, 1 24 6, Yoyogi, Shibuya ku Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Neurol 13:139. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Factors associated with the effect of pramipexole on symptoms of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:153-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Do patients with rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder have a disease-specific personality?
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:616-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Validation of the Japanese version of the REM sleep behavior disorder questionnaire (RBDQ-JP)
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 13:913-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Impaired decision-making in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 13:301-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pramipexole, a dopamine agonist, on rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 226:177-81. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Clinical significance of periodic leg movements during sleep in rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 1 17 7 Yoyogi, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol 258:1971-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effects of insomnia and sleep medication on health-related quality of life
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 11:452-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A two-year follow-up study on the symptoms of sleep disturbances/insomnia and their effects on daytime functioning
    Yoko Komada
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
    Sleep Med 13:1115-21. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Detecting deteriorated vigilance using percentage of eyelid closure time during behavioral maintenance of wakefulness tests
    Takashi Abe
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 82:269-74. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Change in heart rate variability precedes the occurrence of periodic leg movements during sleep: an observational study
    Taeko Sasai
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, 1 24 6, Yoyogi, Shibuya ku Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Neurol 13:139. 2013
    ..This study detected changes in heart rate variability (HRV) at the onset of the period with PLMS using complex demodulation method...
  2. doi request reprint Factors associated with the effect of pramipexole on symptoms of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:153-7. 2013
    ..This study investigates factors associated with PPX effectiveness for treating RBD symptoms...
  3. doi request reprint Do patients with rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder have a disease-specific personality?
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:616-8. 2012
    ..As well, psychological stress often aggravates RBD symptoms. These phenomena encouraged us to investigate personality profiles in iRBD patients...
  4. doi request reprint Validation of the Japanese version of the REM sleep behavior disorder questionnaire (RBDQ-JP)
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 13:913-8. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to validate the Japanese version of the questionnaire and to investigate its reliability, validity, and responsiveness...
  5. doi request reprint Impaired decision-making in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 13:301-6. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate decision-making ability and its relation to olfactory function in patients with idiopathic RBD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pramipexole, a dopamine agonist, on rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 226:177-81. 2012
    ..The restricted influence of pramipexole on PLMS only during non-REM sleep suggests that other factors may affect the pathophysiology of PLMS during the REM sleep period in RBD...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical significance of periodic leg movements during sleep in rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 1 17 7 Yoyogi, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol 258:1971-8. 2011
    ..Increased PLMS activity during both stages NREM and REM is related to the mechanism of REM atonia loss caused by brainstem dysfunction. Especially, PLMS during stage REM might reflect the length of RBD morbidity...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of insomnia and sleep medication on health-related quality of life
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 11:452-7. 2010
    ..Factors associated with deterioration of the mental component summary (MCS) score and physical component summary (PCS) score were investigated...
  9. doi request reprint A two-year follow-up study on the symptoms of sleep disturbances/insomnia and their effects on daytime functioning
    Yoko Komada
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
    Sleep Med 13:1115-21. 2012
    ..This study attempts to identify changes in the symptoms of sleep disturbances/insomnia over a two-year course and their effects on daytime functioning...
  10. doi request reprint Detecting deteriorated vigilance using percentage of eyelid closure time during behavioral maintenance of wakefulness tests
    Takashi Abe
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 82:269-74. 2011
    ..2±0.2/20 trial/min) when PERCLOS was less than 11.5% per minute. Results suggest that, among the ocular variables, PERCLOS can prevent error or accident caused by low vigilance most effectively...
  11. doi request reprint Correlations among insomnia symptoms, sleep medication use and depressive symptoms
    Yoko Komada
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:20-9. 2011
    ..To elucidate the factors associated with insomnia symptoms and the use of sleep medication, and the correlations among insomnia symptoms, sleep medication use and depressive symptoms in the general population...
  12. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of regional cerebral blood flow in elderly patients with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Hirofumi Sakurai
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 14:115-20. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the longitudinal rCBF changes in patients with iRBD using repeated SPECT...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of frequency of nightmares comorbid with insomnia on depression in Japanese rural community residents: a cross-sectional study
    Shun Nakajima
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan Yoyogi Sleep Disorder Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 15:371-4. 2014
    ..Nightmares and insomnia are known to be associated with the development and aggravation of depression. Our community-based study was conducted to clarify the relation between the impacts of nightmares and insomnia on depression...
  14. doi request reprint Voxel-based magnetic resonance imaging study of structural brain changes in patients with idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Haruo Hanyu
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 0023, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:136-9. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated structural brain changes using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with idiopathic RBD (iRBD) to determine structural brain alterations associated with the disorder...
  15. doi request reprint Changes in respiratory disorder parameters during the night in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Respirology 16:116-23. 2011
    ..To test this hypothesis, we investigated the changes in respiratory disorder parameters occurring during the night in patients with OSA, in the supine position and in all sleep positions...
  16. doi request reprint Differences in findings of nocturnal polysomnography and multiple sleep latency test between narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia
    Yoichiro Takei
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 1 24 10 Yoyogi, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:137-41. 2012
    ..To compare differences in nocturnal and daytime polysomnographic findings between narcolepsy (NA) with and without cataplexy (CA) and idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep time (IHS w/o LST)...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of clinical characteristics among narcolepsy with and without cataplexy and idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep time, focusing on HLA-DRB1( *)1501/DQB1( *)0602 finding
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 10:961-6. 2009
    ..We investigated clinical features of NA w/o CA, particularly addressing HLA-DRB1( *)1501/DQB1( *)0602...
  18. doi request reprint Validation of the Japanese version of the Ford insomnia response to stress test and the association of sleep reactivity with trait anxiety and insomnia
    Shun Nakajima
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan Department of Psychiatry, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan Yoyogi Sleep Disorder Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Med 15:196-202. 2014
    ..Our study was conducted to validate the Japanese version of the Ford Insomnia Response to Stress Test (FIRST-J) and to clarify the association of the measure with trait anxiety and insomnia in healthy subjects and insomnia patients...
  19. pmc Electroencephalographic findings related with mild cognitive impairment in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
    Taeko Sasai
    Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan Yoyogi Sleep Disorder Clinic, Tokyo, Japan Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan Department of Life Sciences and Bioinformatics, Division of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep 36:1893-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to clarify the relation between MCI and physiological markers in iRBD...