Ellemarije Altena

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Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc The caudate: a key node in the neuronal network imbalance of insomnia?
    Diederick Stoffers
    1 Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 137:610-20. 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

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Publications8

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc The caudate: a key node in the neuronal network imbalance of insomnia?
    Diederick Stoffers
    1 Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 137:610-20. 2014
    ..A similar selective reduction in caudate recruitment could be elicited in participants without sleep complaints by slow-wave sleep fragmentation, providing a model to facilitate investigation of the causes and consequences of insomnia. ..
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...