Reduced rapid eye movement latency. A predictor of recurrence in depression.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In this longitudinal study of 25 successfully treated depressed patients, rapid eye movement (REM) latency during an episode of depression was evaluated as a predictor of recurrence. Patients with reduced REM latency prior to treatment were more likely to develop another episode of depression during the follow-up period.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Giles, DE; Jarrett, RB; Roffwarg, HP; Rush, AJ

Published Date

  • December 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 33 - 39

PubMed ID

  • 3509065

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0893-133X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0893-133x(87)90007-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England