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Psychological, Psychophysiological, and Biochemical Correlates of Prolonged Sleep Deprivation
Am J Psychiatry 1969;126:488-497.
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Private practice in Tucson, Ariz.

Assistant professor of psychiatry, UCLA Medical School

Research psychiatrist, U. S. Navy Medical Neuropsychiatric Research Unit, San Diego, Calif and Assistant professor of psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine

Research psychologist, behavioral research branch, psychophysiology division, U. S. Navy Medical Neuropsychiatric Research Unit

Senior research chemist, department of neurobiochemistry, Veterans Administration Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Associate professor of psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine

1970, American Psychiatric Association

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A study in which four healthy adult males underwent 205 hours of sleep deprivation indicated that although they suffered transient ego disruptive phenomena, they did not appear to undergo psychopathological reactions extending beyond the period of sleep deprivation. Detailed psychological, physiological, and biochemical findings are reported.

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