H A Droogleever Fortuyn
Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands
Fortuyn H, Swinkels S, Buitelaar J, Renier W, Furer J, Rijnders C, et al
. High prevalence of eating disorders in narcolepsy with cataplexy: a case-control study. Sleep. 2008;31:335-41 pubmed
..To study the prevalence of and symptoms of eating disorders in patients with narcolepsy...
Fortuyn H, Lappenschaar M, Furer J, Hodiamont P, Rijnders C, Renier W, et al
. Anxiety and mood disorders in narcolepsy: a case-control study. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2010;32:49-56 pubmed publisher
..As hypocretin neurotransmission is also involved in stress regulation and addiction, this raises the possibility that mood and anxiety symptoms are primary disease phenomena in narcolepsy. ..
Fortuyn H, Lappenschaar G, Nienhuis F, Furer J, Hodiamont P, Rijnders C, et al
. Psychotic symptoms in narcolepsy: phenomenology and a comparison with schizophrenia. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2009;31:146-54 pubmed publisher
..Hypnagogic hallucinations in narcolepsy can be differentiated on a phenomenological basis from hallucinations in schizophrenia which is useful in differential diagnostic dilemmas. ..
Fortuyn H, Mulders P, Renier W, Buitelaar J, Overeem S. Narcolepsy and psychiatry: an evolving association of increasing interest. Sleep Med. 2011;12:714-9 pubmed publisher
..These symptoms, such as anxiety and eating disorders, can be highly debilitating and warrant clinical attention. Here, we describe the role of psychiatry in the history of narcolepsy, showing their evolving association. ..