Eus J W Van Someren

Summary

Affiliation: Netherlands Institute of Ecology
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age-associated difference in circadian sleep-wake and rest-activity rhythms
    Yong lu Huang
    Anhui Geriatrics Institute, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, 230022, PR China
    Physiol Behav 76:597-603. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of melatonin on sleep, behavior, and cognition in ADHD and chronic sleep-onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:233-41. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint New actigraph for long-term tremor recording
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 21:1136-43. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and functions of coupling between sleep and temperature rhythms
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 153:309-24. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving melatonin circadian phase estimates
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med 8:590-601. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving actigraphic sleep estimates in insomnia and dementia: how many nights?
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 16:269-75. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Slow brain oscillations of sleep, resting state, and vigilance
    E J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 193:3-15. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Live to the rhythm, slave to the rhythm
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 11:465-84. 2007
  9. pmc Switch-task performance in rats is disturbed by 12 h of sleep deprivation but not by 12 h of sleep fragmentation
    Cathalijn H C Leenaars
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience NIN, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 35:211-21. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Effect of bright light and melatonin on cognitive and noncognitive function in elderly residents of group care facilities: a randomized controlled trial
    Rixt F Riemersma-van der Lek
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 299:2642-55. 2008

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Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Age-associated difference in circadian sleep-wake and rest-activity rhythms
    Yong lu Huang
    Anhui Geriatrics Institute, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, 230022, PR China
    Physiol Behav 76:597-603. 2002
    ..The present study demonstrated weakened and fragmented circadian sleep and rest-activity rhythms during aging. However, no gender-related difference was found...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of melatonin on sleep, behavior, and cognition in ADHD and chronic sleep-onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:233-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of melatonin treatment on sleep, behavior, cognition, and quality of life in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and chronic sleep onset insomnia...
  3. ncbi request reprint New actigraph for long-term tremor recording
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 21:1136-43. 2006
    ..An example is given of how long-term monitoring can be of use in evaluation of symptom management...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and functions of coupling between sleep and temperature rhythms
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 153:309-24. 2006
    ..There is indirect support for an alternative role of the prolonged period of increased skin blood flow: it may support maintenance of the skin as a primary barrier in host defense...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving melatonin circadian phase estimates
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med 8:590-601. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving actigraphic sleep estimates in insomnia and dementia: how many nights?
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 16:269-75. 2007
    ..Such studies could profit from extension of the recording duration to, e.g. 2 weeks, and from the inclusion of variability measures as measures of clinical interest...
  7. doi request reprint Slow brain oscillations of sleep, resting state, and vigilance
    E J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 193:3-15. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Live to the rhythm, slave to the rhythm
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 11:465-84. 2007
    ..Finally, a possible mechanism for the gradually evolving effects of repeated regularly timed stimuli on the circadian timing system is proposed...
  9. pmc Switch-task performance in rats is disturbed by 12 h of sleep deprivation but not by 12 h of sleep fragmentation
    Cathalijn H C Leenaars
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience NIN, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 35:211-21. 2012
    ..Here, we introduce the first switch-task for rats and report the effects of sleep deprivation and inactivation of the medial prefrontal cortex...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of bright light and melatonin on cognitive and noncognitive function in elderly residents of group care facilities: a randomized controlled trial
    Rixt F Riemersma-van der Lek
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 299:2642-55. 2008
    ..Circadian rhythm disturbances have been associated with these symptoms...
  11. doi request reprint Does sleep restore the topology of functional brain networks?
    Maria M G Koenis
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:487-500. 2013
    ..The present study shows that SD induces frequency-specific changes in the functional network topology of the brain, supporting the idea that sleep plays a role in the maintenance of an optimal functional network...
  12. doi request reprint Reduction of nocturnal slow-wave activity affects daytime vigilance lapses and memory encoding but not reaction time or implicit learning
    Ysbrand D Van Der Werf
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 193:245-55. 2011
    ..Of particular interest is that selective SWA reduction can mimic some of the effects of total sleep deprivation, while not affecting sleep duration...
  13. doi request reprint Sleep loss affects vigilance: effects of chronic insomnia and sleep therapy
    Ellemarije Altena
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 17:335-43. 2008
    ..We suggest that future studies on cognition in primary insomnia should apply a design that varies task demands...
  14. pmc Prefrontal hypoactivation and recovery in insomnia
    Ellemarije Altena
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 31:1271-6. 2008
    ..This study was designed to investigate functional brain activation differences as a possible result of chronic insomnia, and the reversibility of these differences after nonmedicated sleep therapy...
  15. pmc Prevention of depression and sleep disturbances in elderly with memory-problems by activation of the biological clock with light--a randomized clinical trial
    Els I S Most
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:19. 2010
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  16. pmc Manipulation of core body and skin temperature improves vigilance and maintenance of wakefulness in narcolepsy
    Rolf Fronczek
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 31:233-40. 2008
    ..We previously showed their sleepiness to be correlated to an abnormally regulated skin temperature, i.e., increased distal skin temperature compared with proximal skin temperature...
  17. doi request reprint Instrumental learning: an animal model for sleep dependent memory enhancement
    Cathalijn H C Leenaars
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci Methods 217:44-53. 2013
    ..The classic instrumental learning task provides a practical model for animal studies on sleep-dependent memory enhancement...
  18. pmc Disrupted directed connectivity along the cingulate cortex determines vigilance after sleep deprivation
    Giovanni Piantoni
    Dept of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 79:213-22. 2013
    ..Sleep deprivation impairs this directed information flow, proportional to its deleterious effect on vigilance. Therefore, sleep may play a role in the maintenance of waking effective connectivity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Increased skin temperature in Alzheimer's disease is associated with sleepiness
    Els I S Most
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neural Transm 119:1185-94. 2012
    ..Because daytime sleepiness contributes to cognitive dysfunction in AD, further research into the underlying mechanisms and possible reversibility is warranted...
  20. doi request reprint Skin deep: enhanced sleep depth by cutaneous temperature manipulation
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:500-13. 2008
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  21. pmc Sleep, vigilance, and thermosensitivity
    Nico Romeijn
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pflugers Arch 463:169-76. 2012
    ..In addition, current pitfalls and possibilities of practical applications for sleep enhancement are discussed, including the recent finding of impaired thermal comfort perception in insomniacs...
  22. doi request reprint Correlated fluctuations of daytime skin temperature and vigilance
    Nico Romeijn
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biol Rhythms 26:68-77. 2011
    ..From an applied point of view, especially proximal skin temperature assessment may be of use in vigilance monitoring...
  23. doi request reprint Reduced orbitofrontal and parietal gray matter in chronic insomnia: a voxel-based morphometric study
    Ellemarije Altena
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 67:182-5. 2010
    ..Brain mechanisms of chronic insomnia, a highly prevalent condition, have barely been investigated. We demonstrate here a decrease in orbitofrontal gray matter (GM) volume that strongly correlates with the severity of complaints...
  24. doi request reprint Bright light treatment in elderly patients with nonseasonal major depressive disorder: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Ritsaert Lieverse
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:61-70. 2011
    ..Circadian rhythm disturbances are common in the elderly. Suprachiasmatic nucleus stimulation using bright light treatment (BLT) may, therefore, improve mood, sleep, and hormonal rhythms in elderly patients with MDD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Altered skin-temperature regulation in narcolepsy relates to sleep propensity
    Rolf Fronczek
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 29:1444-9. 2006
    ..Because narcolepsy is characterized by hypothalamic alterations, we studied skin temperature in narcoleptic patients in relation to their characteristically increased sleep propensity during the day...
  26. pmc Cold hands, warm feet: sleep deprivation disrupts thermoregulation and its association with vigilance
    Nico Romeijn
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam The Netherlands
    Sleep 35:1673-83. 2012
    ..Whereas sleep deprivation strongly affects vigilance, no previous study examined in detail its effect on human skin temperature fluctuations and their association with vigilance...
  27. doi request reprint Individual differences in white matter diffusion affect sleep oscillations
    Giovanni Piantoni
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 33:227-33. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Spatial reversal learning is robust to total sleep deprivation
    Cathalijn H C Leenaars
    Dept of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neurosciences, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherland
    Behav Brain Res 230:40-7. 2012
    ..Neither the acquisition, nor the consolidation, of reversal learning was affected by acute sleep deprivation. Together with previous findings, these results help to further delineate the role of sleep in cognitive processing...
  29. doi request reprint Is disturbed intracortical excitability a stable trait of chronic insomnia? A study using transcranial magnetic stimulation before and after multimodal sleep therapy
    Ysbrand D Van Der Werf
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 68:950-5. 2010
    ..e., cortical excitability. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) offers a method to directly investigate the excitability level of the human cerebral cortex in psychiatric and neurological disease...
  30. pmc Diminished capability to recognize the optimal temperature for sleep initiation may contribute to poor sleep in elderly people
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 31:1301-9. 2008
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  31. doi request reprint Do sleep complaints contribute to age-related cognitive decline?
    Ellemarije Altena
    Department Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience NIN, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 185:181-205. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that discrimination of subtypes of poor sleep at high age will aid in understanding the mechanisms by which it affects cognition and brain function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic chronic sleep onset insomnia in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a circadian rhythm sleep disorder
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 22:559-70. 2005
    ..We conclude that children with ADHD and chronic idiopathic sleep-onset insomnia show a delayed sleep phase and delayed DLMO, compared with ADHD children without SOI...
  33. ncbi request reprint Time-on-task impairment of psychomotor vigilance is affected by mild skin warming and changes with aging and insomnia
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 30:96-103. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of mild manipulations of core and skin temperature on psychomotor vigilance (PVT) in young adults, elderly, and elderly insomniacs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Skin temperature and sleep-onset latency: changes with age and insomnia
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience NIN, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 90:257-66. 2007
    ..The sensitivity of sleep propensity to foot warming changes with age and is attenuated in age-related insomnia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Strong association of the rest-activity rhythm with well-being in demented elderly women
    S Sandra Carvalho-Bos
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:92-100. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the association between actigraphic estimates of the sleep-wake rhythm and a range of functional domains that contribute to well-being in demented elderly patients...
  36. pmc Learning by observation requires an early sleep window
    Ysbrand D Van Der Werf
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18926-30. 2009
    ..Moreover, the consolidation of this transfer requires an early sleep window. These findings could improve learning new motor skills in athletes and children, but also in patients having to remaster skills following stroke or injury...
  37. doi request reprint Sleep benefits subsequent hippocampal functioning
    Ysbrand D Van Der Werf
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, institute of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Neurosci 12:122-3. 2009
    ..Implicit learning was not affected. Our results suggest that the hippocampus is particularly sensitive to shallow, but intact, sleep...
  38. doi request reprint Arginine vasopressin immunoreactivity is decreased in the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus of subjects with suprasellar tumors
    Anke J Borgers
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Pathol 23:440-4. 2013
    ..These findings raise the possibility that selective impairment of the SCN contributes to sleep-wake disturbances in these patients...
  39. doi request reprint Discrepancy between subjective and objective sleep disturbances in early- and moderate-stage Alzheimer disease
    Els I S Most
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:460-7. 2012
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  40. doi request reprint A new automated method for rat sleep deprivation with minimal confounding effects on corticosterone and locomotor activity
    Cathalijn H C Leenaars
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Meibergdreef 47, 1105BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci Methods 196:107-17. 2011
    ..This novel procedure can be applied to sleep deprive rats in a highly effective way, while keeping corticosterone and locomotor activity within the normal range...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison between informant-observed and actigraphic assessments of sleep-wake rhythm disturbances in demented residents of homes for the elderly
    Marjolijn Hoekert
    Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:104-11. 2006
    ..e., the recording of wrist activity. The present study investigates the relation of these two types of measurement by simultaneously assessing actigraphy and the Circadian Sleep Inventory for Normal and Pathological States (CSINAPS)...
  42. doi request reprint Coupling of infraslow fluctuations in autonomic and central vigilance markers: skin temperature, EEG beta power and ERP P300 latency
    Jennifer R Ramautar
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychophysiol 89:158-64. 2013
    ..e. background EEG and ERP). The findings are of theoretical and practical relevance for the assessment and manipulation of vigilance...
  43. doi request reprint Sleep, cognition, and behavioral problems in school-age children: a century of research meta-analyzed
    Rebecca G Astill
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, Amsterdam 1105 BA, The Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 138:1109-38. 2012
    ..This is particularly relevant given society's tendency towards sleep curtailment...
  44. doi request reprint Modulation of gamma and spindle-range power by slow oscillations in scalp sleep EEG of children
    Giovanni Piantoni
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychophysiol 89:252-8. 2013
    ..We propose that studies in children provide a uniquely feasible opportunity to conduct investigations into the role of gamma during sleep...
  45. doi request reprint Medical history of optic chiasm compression in patients with pituitary insufficiency affects skin temperature and its relation to sleep
    Nico Romeijn
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 29:1098-108. 2012
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Prediction of melatonin efficacy by pretreatment dim light melatonin onset in children with idiopathic chronic sleep onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 14:187-94. 2005
    ..40, P = 0.028]. The results suggest that in children with SOI, the efficacy of early evening melatonin to advance sleep onset and endogenous melatonin onset increases the later the pretreatment DLMO is...
  47. ncbi request reprint Daily nighttime melatonin reduces blood pressure in male patients with essential hypertension
    Frank A J L Scheer
    Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 43:192-7. 2004
    ..The present study suggests that support of circadian pacemaker function may provide a new strategy in the treatment of essential hypertension...
  48. ncbi request reprint Estimating the effects of right median nerve stimulation on memory in Alzheimer's disease: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Erik J A Scherder
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Aging Res 33:177-86. 2007
    ..The results show that the various aspects of memory did not respond positively to RMNS. A study with a much longer treatment period is suggested before firm conclusions about the ineffectiveness of RMNS on memory in AD can be drawn...
  49. ncbi request reprint Human basal cortisol levels are increased in hospital compared to home setting
    Frank A J L Scheer
    Department of Hypothalamic Integration Mechanisms, Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, 1105 AZ, The, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Neurosci Lett 333:79-82. 2002
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  50. ncbi request reprint Functional plasticity of the circadian timing system in old age: light exposure
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Graduate School Neuroscience Amsterdam, Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Meibergdreef 33, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prog Brain Res 138:205-31. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Circadian and age-related modulation of thermoreception and temperature regulation: mechanisms and functional implications
    Eus J W Van Someren
    The Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Meibergdreef 33, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ageing Res Rev 1:721-78. 2002
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  52. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous warming promotes sleep onset
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Graduate School Neurosciences Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 288:R1589-97. 2005
    ..Circadian and sleep-appetitive behavior-induced variations in skin temperature might act as an input signal to sleep-regulating systems...
  53. pmc Sleep estimates using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
    Bart H W Te Lindert
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 36:781-9. 2013
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Beneficial effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation on sleep in Parkinson's disease
    Karin D van Dijk
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1118, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 24:878-84. 2009
    ..0002) and reduced the average duration of nocturnal awakenings (P = 0.02). No change of motor symptoms or mood was observed. Disturbed sleep in PD patients may partly be reversed by parietal rTMS, without affecting motor symptoms or mood...
  55. ncbi request reprint Non-pharmacological interventions in cognitively impaired and demented patients--a comparison with cholinesterase inhibitors
    Marijn W Luijpen
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Neurosci 14:343-68. 2003
    ..32) and by cholinesterase inhibitors (d' = 0.31) were of similar effect-size. Possible mechanisms underlying the non-pharmacological stimulation effects are discussed and suggestions offered for future research...
  56. doi request reprint Chronic stress undermines the compensatory sleep efficiency increase in response to sleep restriction in adolescents
    Rebecca G Astill
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 22:373-9. 2013
    ..The compensatory mechanism of more consolidated sleep, as elicited by the sleep restriction associated with mere school attendance, collapsed during 2 weeks of sustained examination stress. ..
  57. doi request reprint Rest-activity patterns in patients with delirium
    Miranda van Uitert
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Section, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rejuvenation Res 14:483-90. 2011
    ..First, the results of a pilot study are presented, in which 24-hr motor patterns of delirious patients are measured with a wrist-actigraph. Second, studies reporting 24-hr motor patterns in delirious patients are systematically reviewed...
  58. doi request reprint Data-driven modeling of phase interactions between spontaneous MEG oscillations
    Rikkert Hindriks
    Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1161-78. 2011
    ..For this, an explicit dynamical model is required. Based on the assumption that the recorded rhythms can be described as weakly coupled oscillators, we propose a method for characterizing their phase-interaction dynamics...
  59. ncbi request reprint Melatonin treatment efficacy: for whom and for what?
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Sleep Med 8:193-5. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Lowering dialysate temperature improves sleep and alters nocturnal skin temperature in patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 4207, USA
    J Sleep Res 16:42-50. 2007
    ..09). These observations suggest that the use of cool dialysate during HD may improve nocturnal sleep by decreasing sympathetic activation and sustaining the normally elevated nocturnal skin temperature until later into the morning hours...
  61. ncbi request reprint Diurnal rhythm of free estradiol during the menstrual cycle
    Ai Min Bao
    Department of Neurobiology, School of Life Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230032, Anhui, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Endocrinol 148:227-32. 2003
    ..To investigate the diurnal rhythm of estrogens in normally cyclic women during reproductive life...
  62. ncbi request reprint Insomnia on dialysis nights: the beneficial effects of cool dialysate
    Kathy P Parker
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nephrol 21:S71-7. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of altering dialysate temperature on polysomnographic measures of nocturnal sleep and the time course of proximal skin temperature...
  63. doi request reprint The relationship between insomnia and body temperatures
    Leon C Lack
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, South Australia, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 12:307-17. 2008
    ..Further studies of thermoregulation are needed in the typical home environment in which the insomnia is most evident...
  64. pmc Melatonin and bright-light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Glenna A Dowling
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:239-46. 2008
    ..To test whether the addition of melatonin to bright-light therapy enhances the efficacy in treating rest-activity (circadian) disruption in institutionalized patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Attenuated effect of increased daylength on activity rhythm in the old mouse lemur, a non-human primate
    Fabienne Aujard
    Adaptive Mechanisms and Evolution, UMR CNRS MNHN 7179, 1 avenue du petit ch√Ęteau, 91800 Brunoy, France
    Exp Gerontol 42:1079-87. 2007
    ..Changes in coupling of circadian oscillators to the light-dark cycle and disturbances in the physiological responses to change in light duration should be further investigated...
  66. ncbi request reprint Decline in long-term circadian rest-activity cycle organization in a patient with dementia
    Esther Werth
    Centre for Chronobiology and Alzheimer s Research Group, Psychiatric University Clinic Basel, Switzerland
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:55-9. 2002
    ..Pacing, a nonphotic zeitgeber strengthening, led to improved synchronization of the rest-activity cycle...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hyperactive night and day? Actigraphy studies in adult ADHD: a baseline comparison and the effect of methylphenidate
    A Marije Boonstra
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Psychiatry, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sleep 30:433-42. 2007
    ..To investigate parameters of sleep, activity, and circadian rhythm, as well as the effects of methylphenidate on these variables, in adults with ADHD...
  68. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of wireless determination of skin temperature using iButtons
    Wouter D van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Nutrition and Toxicology Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 88:489-97. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the application of iButtons is advantageous for measuring skin temperatures in those situations in which wired instruments are unpractical and fast responses are not required...
  69. ncbi request reprint Diurnal rhythms of free estradiol and cortisol during the normal menstrual cycle in women with major depression
    Ai Min Bao
    The Psychiatric Centre of Anhui Province and the Psychiatric Hospital of Hefei City, Hefei 230022, Anhui, PR China
    Horm Behav 45:93-102. 2004
    ..The findings implicate a close correlation between the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, both of which may be involved in depression...
  70. ncbi request reprint Thermoregulation as a sleep signaling system
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Sleep Med Rev 8:327; author reply 327-8. 2004
  71. pmc Effect of morning bright light treatment for rest-activity disruption in institutionalized patients with severe Alzheimer's disease
    Glenna A Dowling
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Physiological Nursing, 2 Koret Way, Room N631, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:221-36. 2005
    ..The purpose of this randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trial was to test the effectiveness of morning bright light therapy in reducing rest-activity (circadian) disruption in institutionalized patients with severe AD...
  72. ncbi request reprint Thermoregulation and aging
    Eus J W Van Someren
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 292:R99-102. 2007
  73. ncbi request reprint Peripheral electrical nerve stimulation and rest-activity rhythm in Alzheimer's disease
    Koene R A van Dijk
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 15:415-23. 2006
    ..In addition, the present post-hoc findings indicate that future studies on non-pharmacological interventions should take medication use into account...
  74. ncbi request reprint No influence of melatonin on cerebral blood flow in humans
    Annette H M van der Helm-van Mil
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5989-94. 2003
    ..These data demonstrate that melatonin does not have an acute regulatory effect on cerebral blood flow in humans...
  75. ncbi request reprint Colocalization of corticotropin-releasing hormone and oestrogen receptor-alpha in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in mood disorders
    Ai Min Bao
    Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, People s Republic of China
    Brain 128:1301-13. 2005
    ..The increased numbers of neurons expressing CRH in mood disorders is accompanied by increased ORalpha colocalization in the nucleus of these neurons. These changes seem to be trait- rather than state-related...
  76. ncbi request reprint Changes in diurnal rhythms of free cortisol secretion during different phases of menstrual cycle
    Ai Min Bao
    Department of Neurobiology, School of Life Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230032, Anhui
    Sheng Li Xue Bao 55:547-53. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the daily cortisol secretion is modulated by the phase of the menstrual cycle...