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Disorders of Excessive Somnolence

"Disorders of Excessive Somnolence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Disorders characterized by hypersomnolence during normal waking hours that may impair cognitive functioning. Subtypes include primary hypersomnia disorders (e.g., IDIOPATHIC HYPERSOMNOLENCE; NARCOLEPSY; and KLEINE-LEVIN SYNDROME) and secondary hypersomnia disorders where excessive somnolence can be attributed to a known cause (e.g., drug affect, MENTAL DISORDERS, and SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME). (From J Neurol Sci 1998 Jan 8;153(2):192-202; Thorpy, Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 2nd ed, p320)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Disorders of Excessive Somnolence" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Disorders of Excessive Somnolence" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 153 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2006
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