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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ambrosius, U; Lietzenmaier, S; Wehrle, R; Wichniak, A; Kalus, S; Winkelmann, J; Bettecken, T; Holsboer, F; Yassouridis, A; Friess, E 
Title:
Heritability of sleep electroencephalogram. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Understanding the basis of sleep-related endophenotypes might help to pinpoint factors modulating susceptibility to psychiatric disorders. However, the genetic underpinnings of sleep microarchitecture in humans remain largely unknown. Here we report on the results of a classical twin study in monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twin pairs examining the genetic effect on sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) composition. METHODS: Polysomnographic recordings were obtained in 35 pairs of MZ...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Biol Psychiatry 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
64 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
344-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0006-3223 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik