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Cholinergic Modulation of Sleep, Growth Hormone and Analgesia in Normal Volunteers

  • J. C. Gillin
  • N. Sitaram
  • W. B. Mendelson
  • M. S. Buchsbaum
  • A. M. Moore
  • L. S. Jacobs
  • R. J. Wyatt
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 24)

Abstract

Central cholinergic mechanisms have been implicated in a variety of physiologic processes, including sleep and pain, as well as control of various hormones. Most of the supportive evidence for these relationships have come from laboratory studies of animals rather than man.

Keywords

Growth Hormone Sleep Onset Cholinergic Mechanism Average Evoke Response Central Cholinergic Mechanism 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Gillin
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. Sitaram
    • 1
  • W. B. Mendelson
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. S. Buchsbaum
    • 1
  • A. M. Moore
    • 1
  • L. S. Jacobs
    • 3
  • R. J. Wyatt
    • 2
  1. 1.Adult Psychiatry Branch, DCBR, IRPNIMHBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology, IRP, SMR, NIMH, W.A.W. Bldg.St. Elizabeths HospitalUSA
  3. 3.Metabolism DivisionWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA

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