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Insomnia in internal medicine
 
 
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Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Clinics Hospital, Montevideo, Uruguay
Online publish date: 2004-01-15
Publish date: 2004-01-15
 
Eur J Gen Med 2004;1(1):2–3
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ABSTRACT:
Sleep is a distinctive and essential component of human behavior. The Rechtschaffen and Kales (1) system for scoring sleep stages distinguishes a waking state, non-rapid-eye movement (NREM) sleep and rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep. During NREM sleep four stages are conventionally distinguished.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Jaime M. Monti   
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Clinics Hospital Montevideo 11300, Uruguay Fax: 59 82 487 27 07
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