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Slow-wave sleep: Quiz


Question 1: In addition to these factors, the duration of SWS periods can be increased by ingestion of alcohol, THC, ________, and other drugs.
Serotonin reuptake inhibitorTricyclic antidepressantSelective serotonin reuptake inhibitorMirtazapine

Question 2: In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration permits the use of GHB under the trade name ________ to reduce cataplexy attacks and excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy.
TetrahydrocannabinolXyremControlled Substances ActAmphetamine

Question 3: It is debatable whether or not this could explain the return in symptoms of depression disorder after removal of ________ medications.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitorMirtazapineSerotonin reuptake inhibitorTricyclic antidepressant

Question 4: Certain substances, such as ________ (e.g.
PropofolBenzodiazepineBarbexacloneGABA reuptake inhibitor

Question 5: The slow wave seen in the cortical EEG is generated through thalamocortical communication through the thalamocortical ________.
Photoreceptor cellNervous systemGlial cellNeuron

Question 6: ________, Valium, Klonopin) seem to have the reverse effect on the time spent in SWS.

Question 7: Large 75 microvolt (0.5 - 2 Hz) delta waves predominate the ________ (EEG).
ElectroencephalographyEpilepsyNeurosurgeryNervous system

Question 8: In instances such as these, TST (Total Sleep Time) is often unaffected due to ________ and/or a person's alarm clock and early morning obligations.
Suprachiasmatic nucleusCircadian rhythmChronobiologyMelatonin

Question 9: After ________ there is a sharp rebound of SWS, suggesting there is a "need" for this stage.
DreamSleep deprivationNarcolepsyHypersomnia

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