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Sleep and Biological Rhythms

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 109–110 | Cite as

Problem-based learning is suitable for the curriculum of “Sleep disorders and disease” for students in dentistry

  • Takao Ayuse
  • Souichi Yanamoto
  • Kazuyuki Shinohara
  • Naohisa Uchimura
  • Kazuhisa Esaki
  • Takafumi Kato
Letter To The Editor

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© Japanese Society of Sleep Research 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takao Ayuse
    • 1
  • Souichi Yanamoto
    • 2
  • Kazuyuki Shinohara
    • 3
  • Naohisa Uchimura
    • 4
  • Kazuhisa Esaki
    • 4
  • Takafumi Kato
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Physiology, Course of Medical and Dental Sciences, Unit of Translational MedicineNagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesNagasakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Oral Oncology, Course of Medical and Dental Sciences, Unit of Translational MedicineNagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesNagasakiJapan
  3. 3.Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Course of Medical and Dental Sciences, Unit of Translational MedicineNagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesNagasakiJapan
  4. 4.Department of NeuropsychiatryKurume University School of MedicineKurumeJapan
  5. 5.Department of Oral Anatomy and NeurobiologyOsaka University Graduate School of DentistryOsakaJapan

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