Recent research on the effects of acute sleep loss shows greater effects for longer tasks duration, greater monotony, greater signal and response uncertainty, and less knowledge of results. It is presumed that cumulative, chronic sleep loss has similar or more serious effects, and prolonged sleep loss (over 100 hours) may result in psychotic-like states. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Published in Sleep and Altered States of Consciousness, Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease, V45, pp 506-13, 1967.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Navy Medical Neuropsychiatric Unit

    San Diego, CA  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Lubin, A
  • Publication Date: 1967

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314953
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 67-26
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1980 12:00AM