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Two-Process Model of Sleep

Deepti Vibha, Garima Shukla

Citation Information : Vibha D, Shukla G. Two-Process Model of Sleep. Indian Sleep Med 2014; 9 (3):91-95.

DOI: 10.5958/0974-0155.2014.01108.5

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


The intricate interplay between circadian and ultradian processes and rhythms that determine sleepiness and wakefulness in normal human adults has been widely studied and has been excellently presented in the form of mathematical models interweaving homeostatic, circadian, and ultradian processes. The evolution of knowledge about these and the clinical applications of this view about sleep regulationhave been discussed in this review.

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