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circadian

of or relating to biological processes that occur regularly at about 24-hour intervals, even in the absence of periodicity in the environment
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In the second article, Dr Chris Drake explains the causes of SWD and other circadian rhythm sleep disorders by describing the circadian and homeostatic systems and detailing how lifestyle factors, individual susceptibility, morbidity, and genetic components can result in circadian rhythm pathology.
However, referral to a sleep specialist is required unless the general psychiatrist has experience in treating circadian rhythm sleep disorders.
TABLE 1 Circadian rhythm sleep disorders (CRSDs) recognized in the ICSD-2 (21) Intrinsic Extrinsic * Delayed sleep-phase * Shift-work disorder disorder * Jet lag disorder * Advanced sleep-phase disorder * Free-running disorder (non-24-hour sleep/wake syndrome) * Irregular sleep/wake rhythm ICSD-2, International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 2nd edition.
Generally there are different types of Circadian rhythm sleep disorders (i.
Impacts of nurses' circadian rhythm sleep disorders, fatigue, and depression on medication administration errors.