Sleep study

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A sleep study is a test that records the activity of the body during sleep.wikipedia
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These include simple sleep studies, polysomnography, multiple sleep latency tests (MSLTs), maintenance of wakefulness tests (MWTs), and home sleep tests (HSTs).
Polysomnography (PSG), a type of sleep study, is a multi-parametric test used in the study of sleep and as a diagnostic tool in sleep medicine.


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A sleep study is a test that records the activity of the body during sleep.

Multiple Sleep Latency Test

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These include simple sleep studies, polysomnography, multiple sleep latency tests (MSLTs), maintenance of wakefulness tests (MWTs), and home sleep tests (HSTs).

Sleep disorder

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In medicine, sleep studies have been useful in identifying and ruling out various sleep disorders.

Circadian rhythm

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The area of sleep psychology evaluates the physiological, and behavioral factors of normal sleep and sleep disorders along with the neuroscience and brain-wave activity associated with sleep, as well as the study of circadian rhythms.


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A sleep study may be done to look for underlying sleep disorders.


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Diagnosis is typically based on the symptoms and sleep studies, after ruling out other potential causes.

Fatal insomnia

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Diagnosis is based on a sleep study, PET scan, and genetic testing.

Linguistic development of Genie

Based on a series of daytime observations and sleep studies that Jay Shurley, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Oklahoma and a specialist in extreme social isolation, conducted in the first 18 months after her admission, doctors definitively ruled out autism or any brain damage.

10–20 system (EEG)

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The 10–20 system or International 10–20 system is an internationally recognized method to describe and apply the location of scalp electrodes in the context of an EEG exam, polysomnograph sleep study, or voluntary lab research.

Chelsea Wolfe

She also struggled with sleep paralysis as a child and through her teens, which landed her in the hospital for sleep studies; these experiences eventually became material for her albums Abyss and Hiss Spun.


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The procedure is recommended for those who have OSA that has been verified by a sleep study.

Adams County Regional Medical Center

Services include Inpatient Hospice Suite, Sleep Studies Center, Outpatient IV Therapy Suite and Outpatient Observation, Emergency Department; a Surgical Suite, an endoscopy suite and a same-day surgery suite.

Genie (feral child)

Over the next year and a half he came on three three-day visits to conduct daily observations and to carry out a sleep study, hoping to determine if Genie was autistic, whether or not she had sustained any brain damage, and whether or not she was born mentally retarded.

Polysomnographic technologist

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The RPSGT credential certifies its holder is regarded by the BRPT as fully competent to work in the field of sleep studies.

Sleep sex

Typically the unwanted sexual behaviors do not present on film, therefore the majority of information is taken from a sleep study.

Life of the Party (Angel)

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Awake In America

Awake In America operates two (2) year-round relief programs, the Sleep Study Relief Program and the xPAP Donation and Relief Program, to assist American citizens who do not have health insurance, those who have inadequate health insurance (does not cover sleep studies and/or Durable medical equipment), and those in financial straits.