Vol. 36 (5) 2015 Neuro endocrinology letters

Antidepressants substantially affect basic REM sleep characteristics in narcolepsy-cataplexy patients.

OBJECTIVES: Antidepressants substantially affect REM sleep characteristics and trigger manifestations of REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) in the general, non-narcoleptic, population. Antidepressants are also frequently administrated in an attempt to suppress cataplexy. We investigated the role of antidepressants in the development of R.....