MAURICE OHAYON

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and consequences of sleep disorders in a shift worker population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, Suite 3301, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:577-83. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and comorbidity of sleep disorders in general population]
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Rev Prat 57:1521-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of psychotropic medication in the general population of France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Calif 94305, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:817-25. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Nocturnal awakenings and difficulty resuming sleep: their burden in the European general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychosom Res 69:565-71. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of quantitative sleep parameters from childhood to old age in healthy individuals: developing normative sleep values across the human lifespan
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep 27:1255-73. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Links between occupational activities and depressive mood in young adult populations
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA 94303, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 49:10-7. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Excessive sleep duration and quality of life
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Ann Neurol 73:785-94. 2013
  8. pmc Hypersomnia and depressive symptoms: methodological and clinical aspects
    Yves Dauvilliers
    Centre de référence national sur les maladies rares narcolepsie, Hypersomnie Idiopathique, Syndrome de Kleine Levin, Service de Neurologie, Unite des troubles du sommeil, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, 80 avenue Augustin Fliche, Montpellier Cedex 5 34295, France
    BMC Med 11:78. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Narcolepsy is complicated by high medical and psychiatric comorbidities: a comparison with the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Sleep Med 14:488-92. 2013
  10. pmc Epidemiology of restless legs syndrome: a synthesis of the literature
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 3430 West Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 16:283-95. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Spectrum of Narcolepsy in the Probands Families
    MAURICE OHAYON; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and consequences of sleep disorders in a shift worker population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, Suite 3301, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:577-83. 2002
    ..Irregular work schedules often results in a disruption of the normal circadian rhythm that can causes sleepiness when wakefulness is required and insomnia during the main sleep episode...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and comorbidity of sleep disorders in general population]
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Rev Prat 57:1521-8. 2007
    ..2% to 5%. Despite their high frequency, sleep disorders remain poorly identified; less than 20% of individuals with sleep disorders are correctly diagnosed and treated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of psychotropic medication in the general population of France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Calif 94305, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:817-25. 2002
    ..The use of psychotropic medications and its association with sleep and psychiatric and physical illnesses were studied in the general population...
  4. doi request reprint Nocturnal awakenings and difficulty resuming sleep: their burden in the European general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychosom Res 69:565-71. 2010
    ..To (1) define the prevalence and importance of nocturnal awakenings (NA) in the general population, and (2) investigate its associations with daytime impairment, physical diseases, and psychiatric disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of quantitative sleep parameters from childhood to old age in healthy individuals: developing normative sleep values across the human lifespan
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep 27:1255-73. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Links between occupational activities and depressive mood in young adult populations
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA 94303, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 49:10-7. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Excessive sleep duration and quality of life
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Ann Neurol 73:785-94. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Hypersomnia and depressive symptoms: methodological and clinical aspects
    Yves Dauvilliers
    Centre de référence national sur les maladies rares narcolepsie, Hypersomnie Idiopathique, Syndrome de Kleine Levin, Service de Neurologie, Unite des troubles du sommeil, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, 80 avenue Augustin Fliche, Montpellier Cedex 5 34295, France
    BMC Med 11:78. 2013
    ..Further interventional studies are needed to explore whether management of sleep complaints improves mood symptoms in hypersomnia disorders and, conversely, whether management of mood complaints improves sleep symptoms in mood disorders...
  9. doi request reprint Narcolepsy is complicated by high medical and psychiatric comorbidities: a comparison with the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Sleep Med 14:488-92. 2013
    ..However, we only have a partial understanding of this vulnerability. Our study aims to examine psychiatric disorders and medical conditions associated with narcolepsy...
  10. pmc Epidemiology of restless legs syndrome: a synthesis of the literature
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 3430 West Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 16:283-95. 2012
    ..Future epidemiological studies should focus on systematically adding frequency and severity in the definition of the syndrome in order to minimize the inclusion of cases mimicking RLS...
  11. pmc Prevalence and comorbidity of nocturnal wandering in the U.S. adult general population
    M M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Neurology 78:1583-9. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence and comorbid conditions of nocturnal wandering with abnormal state of consciousness (NW) in the American general population...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and comorbidity of chronic pain in the German general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Stanford, Palo Alto, 94303 CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:444-50. 2012
    ..Participants with NeP features suffer more and have greater impairment in their daily life than those with non-NeP...
  13. doi request reprint Determining the level of sleepiness in the American population and its correlates
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 46:422-7. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence, to determine the risk factors and to evaluate the impacts of excessive sleepiness in the general population...
  14. pmc Hierarchy of insomnia criteria based on daytime consequences
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med 13:52-7. 2012
    ..To explore how insomnia symptoms are hierarchically organized in individuals reporting daytime consequences of their sleep disturbances...
  15. pmc Using difficulty resuming sleep to define nocturnal awakenings
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med 11:236-41. 2010
    ..Little is known, however, about the frequency of these episodes and how difficulty resuming sleep once awakened affects subjective sleep quality and quantity...
  16. pmc Epidemiological and clinical relevance of insomnia diagnosis algorithms according to the DSM-IV and the International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD)
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med 10:952-60. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of insomnia in the Swedish population aged 19-75 years
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep Med 11:980-6. 2010
    ..To assess the prevalence of insomnia symptoms, their associated factors and daytime symptoms in the general population of Sweden...
  18. pmc Difficulty in resuming or inability to resume sleep and the links to daytime impairment: definition, prevalence and comorbidity
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:934-40. 2009
    ..To assess the chronicity and severity of nocturnal awakenings with difficulty resuming sleep (DRS), its value as an indicator of an ongoing sleep and/or mental disorder and, finally, how it affects on daytime functioning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of depression and its treatment in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 41:207-13. 2007
    ..Although its identification and treatment have improved over the years, some segments of the population, namely elderly and non-white individuals are less likely to receive appropriate care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of sleep disorders in the families of narcoleptic patients
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Neurology 67:703-5. 2006
    ..They are also at greater risk for insufficient sleep syndrome (odds ratio [OR] 6.1), nocturnal eating (OR 5.7), and adjustment sleep disorder (OR 3.1)...
  21. doi request reprint Chronic pain and major depressive disorder in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:454-61. 2010
    ..It deteriorates physical, occupational and socio-professional activities. Pain and sleep disturbances are a prime motive of consultation rather than depressed mood, underlining the risk of missing a depression diagnosis...
  22. doi request reprint Social phobia and depression: prevalence and comorbidity
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychosom Res 68:235-43. 2010
    ..Social phobia may seriously impair the functioning of affected individuals. It is frequently associated with other mental disorders...
  23. doi request reprint Consequences of shiftworking on sleep duration, sleepiness, and sleep attacks
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Chronobiol Int 27:575-89. 2010
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  24. pmc Violent behavior during sleep: prevalence, comorbidity and consequences
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med 11:941-6. 2010
    ..This study aims to determine the prevalence of VBS in the general population and their comorbidity, familial links, course and treatment...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia and sleep characteristics in the general population of Spain
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep Med 11:1010-8. 2010
    ..The goals of this study were to estimate the prevalence of insomnia symptomatology and diagnoses in the Spanish general population and to determine if certain sleep parameters were related to specific insomnia symptoms...
  26. pmc Operational definitions and algorithms for excessive sleepiness in the general population: implications for DSM-5 nosology
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:71-9. 2012
    ..Excessive sleepiness (ES) is poorly defined in epidemiologic studies, although its adverse implications for safety, health, and optimal social and vocational functioning have been extensively reported...
  27. ncbi request reprint Insomnia and global sleep dissatisfaction in Finland
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Sleep Res 11:339-46. 2002
    ..Compared with other European countries studied with the same methodology (France, the UK, Germany, and Italy), the prevalence of DSM-IV insomnia diagnosis was 1.5 to two times higher in Finland...
  28. ncbi request reprint Severe hot flashes are associated with chronic insomnia
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1262-8. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint [Sleep and insomnia markers in the general population]
    M M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94303, USA
    Encephale 30:135-40. 2004
    ..Insufficient sleep was found more often in the active population, which is subject to schedule constraints. Shift workers as well as evening or night workers were the most likely to have a sleep debt...
  30. ncbi request reprint Specific characteristics of the pain/depression association in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:5-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate how the presence of a chronic painful physical condition (CPPC) lasting 6 months or more influences the frequency and severity of depressive symptoms in subjects with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Daytime consequences of insomnia complaints in the French general population]
    M M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94303, USA
    Encephale 30:222-7. 2004
    ..Complementary studies should be undertaken to describe the daytime repercussions of insomnia for this specific age group of the general population and to measure these repercussions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interactions between sleep normative data and sociocultural characteristics in the elderly
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3430 West Bayshore Road, Suite 102, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:479-86. 2004
    ..To present sleep patterns in elderly individuals and factors associated with short sleep and long daytime and nighttime sleep...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of morning headaches in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:97-102. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of chronic morning headaches (CMH) in the general population and their relationship to sociodemographic characteristics, psychoactive substance use, and organic, sleep, and mental disorders...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effects of breathing-related sleep disorders on mood disturbances in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 West Bayshore Road, Suite 102, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1195-200; quiz, 1274-6. 2003
    ..This study aims to assess the impact of breathing-related sleep disorder on major depressive disorder in the general population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Using chronic pain to predict depressive morbidity in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Rd, Suite 102, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:39-47. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Place of chronic insomnia in the course of depressive and anxiety disorders
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Epidemiology Sleep Research Center, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road Suite 3301, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 37:9-15. 2003
    ..However, little is known about how the chronicity of insomnia affects this relation and how often subjects with chronic insomnia have antecedents of psychiatric disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depressive episodes with psychotic features in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, 401 Quarry Rd, Suite 3301, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1855-61. 2002
    ..The study evaluated the prevalence of major depressive episodes with psychotic features in the general population and sought to determine which depressive symptoms are most frequently associated with psychotic features...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between chronic painful physical condition and insomnia
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Suite 102, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 39:151-9. 2005
    ..A chronic painful physical condition (CPPC) can be a major cause of sleep disturbances. Few community-based surveys examined the specific relationship between these two conditions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of nonrestorative sleep complaints
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:35-41. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Frequency of narcolepsy symptoms and other sleep disorders in narcoleptic patients and their first-degree relatives
    M M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Sleep Res 14:437-45. 2005
    ..5), REM behavior disorder (OR: 4.4), and sleep talking (OR: 2.0). The vulnerability to sleep disorders is very high in first-degree relatives and the link with different expressivity and severity of hypersomnia can be confirmed...
  41. doi request reprint Nocturnal awakenings and comorbid disorders in the American general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3430 West Bayshore Road, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:48-54. 2008
    ..Nocturnal awakenings are one of the most prevalent sleep disturbances in the general population. However, little is know about how its severity affects co-morbidity with mental disorders and organic diseases...
  42. ncbi request reprint How age influences the expression of narcolepsy
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Suite 102, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychosom Res 59:399-405. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of age on the manifestation of narcolepsy symptoms and cognitive difficulties in patients with narcolepsy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Normative sleep data, cognitive function and daily living activities in older adults in the community
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep 28:981-9. 2005
    ..To present normative data of sleep-wake characteristics and to examine risk factors associated with extreme values (i.e., in the 5 lower and upper percentiles of the distribution) in older adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Global sleep dissatisfaction for the assessment of insomnia severity in the general population of Portugal
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep Med 6:435-41. 2005
    ..This study examines the prevalence and associated factors of insomnia symptoms and sleep dissatisfaction in the general population of Portugal...
  45. ncbi request reprint Upper airway resistance syndrome: a long-term outcome study
    Christian Guilleminault
    Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:273-9. 2006
    ..Initial and follow-up polysomnographic recordings were scored using the same criteria...
  46. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of insomnia: what we know and what we still need to learn
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Sleep Disorders Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 6:97-111. 2002
    ..Future epidemiological studies should focus on the natural evolution of insomnia. Epidemiological genetic links of insomnia are yet to be studied...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of major depressive disorder in the general population of South Korea
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Suite 102, Palo Alto, Stanford, CA 94303, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:30-6. 2006
    ..However, little information exists on MDD in Asian countries. This study investigates the prevalence of MDD and its characteristics in the general population of South Korea...
  48. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and sleep-disordered breathing
    Christian Guilleminault
    Sleep Disorders Clinic, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Sleep 27:1507-11. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Daytime sleepiness and cognitive impairment in the elderly population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Sleep Disorders Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Rd, Suite 3301, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:201-8. 2002
    ..Recent findings suggest that there may be a relationship between excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and cognitive deficits. This study aims to determine to what extent EDS is predictive of cognitive impairment in an elderly population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia and associated factors in South Korea
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Suite 3301, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 4305, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:593-600. 2002
    ..However, little information exists on insomnia in Asian countries. This study investigates the prevalence and correlates of insomnia in the general population of South Korea...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder in the general population
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road Suite 3301, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:547-54. 2002
    ..However, the prevalence of these disorders is not well known in the general population. This study aims to document the prevalence of RLS and PLMD in the general population and to identify factors associated with these conditions...
  52. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and C-reactive protein: a commentary
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep 30:679; discussion 680. 2007
  53. pmc From wakefulness to excessive sleepiness: what we know and still need to know
    MAURICE MOYSES OHAYON
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 3430 W Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 12:129-41. 2008
    ..Inconsistencies in its definition and measurement limit the generalization of the results. The use of a single question fails to capture the complexity of the symptom. The natural evolution of hypersomnia remains to be documented...

Research Grants4

  1. Spectrum of Narcolepsy in the Probands Families
    MAURICE OHAYON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A blood sample (3-5 ml) will be asked also to all participants. This will allow us to link some genetic markers of narcolepsy to specific symptoms even in subjects without the full-fledge manifestation of the disease. ..