Sleep in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

Biol Psychiatry. 1980 Apr;15(2):339-43.

Abstract

The sleep of six Tourette patients (drug-free and while taking haloperidol was compared with that of nine normal volunteers. The untreated patients had 30% less delta sleep, which returned to values indistinguishable from those of volunteers when they received haloperidol.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Female
  • Haloperidol / pharmacology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Sleep Stages
  • Sleep* / drug effects
  • Tourette Syndrome / drug therapy
  • Tourette Syndrome / genetics
  • Tourette Syndrome / physiopathology*

Substances

  • Haloperidol