Prof. em. Anna Wirz-Justice

Wirz-Justice, A.

Emerita


Email: Anna.Wirz-Justice@upkbs.ch

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Publications by Anna Wirz-Justice

Wirz-Justice, A.

Chronobiology comes of age

Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 136 (6), pp. 531–533. doi:10.1111/acps.12828, 2017.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Seasonality in affective disorders

General and Comparative Endocrinology, pp. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.07.010, 2017.

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Münch, M.; Schmieder, M.; Bieler, K.; Goldbach, R.; Fuhrmann, T.; Zumstein, N.; Vonmoos, P.; Scartezzini, J.L.; Wirz-Justice, A.; ., C. Cajochen

Bright light delights: effects of daily light exposure on emotions, rest-activity cycles, sleep and melatonin secretion in severely demented patients

Current Alzheimer Research, 14, pp. doi:10.2174/1567205014666170523092858 , 2017.

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Birchler-Pedross, A.; Frey, S.; Götz, T.; Brunner, P.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Chellappa, S.L.; Cajochen, C.

Subjective mood in young unmedicated depressed women under high and low sleep pressure conditions

Biology, pp. doi:10.3390/biology5040052, 2016.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Andreas Horlitz, Artist

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 31 (6), pp. 539. doi:10.1177/0748730416676352, 2016.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Terman, M.

Commentary on “Blue-blocking glasses as additive treatment for mania: a randomized placebo-controlled trial”

Bipolar Disorder, 18, pp. 383-384. doi:10.1111/bdi.12392, 2016.

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Burkhalter, H.; DeGeest, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Melatonin rhythms in renal transplant recipients with sleep-wake disturbances

Chronobiol Int., 21, pp. 1-11 [Epub ahead of print], 2016.

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vanderLely, S.; Frey, S.; Garbazza, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Jenni, O. G.; Steiner, R.; Wolf, S.; Cajochen, C.; Bromundt, V.; Schmidt, C.

Blue blocker glasses as a countermeasure for alerting effects of evening light-emitting diode screen exposure in male teenagers

J Adolesc Health, doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.08.002, 56(1), pp. 113-119, 2015.

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Burkhalter, H.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Denhaerynck, K.; Fehr, T.; Steiger, J.; Venzin, R. M.; Cajochen, C.; Weaver, T. E.; DeGeest, S.

The effect of bright light therapy on sleep and circadian rhythms in renal transplant recipients: a pilot randomized, multicentre wait-list controlled trial.

Transpl Int., doi: 10.1111/tri.12443, 28(1), pp. 59-70, 2015.

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Cajochen, C.; Altanay-Ekici, S.; Münch, M.; Frey, S.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Reply to Cordi et al.

Current Biology, 24 (17), pp. R795, 2014.

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H, H. Burkhalter; Wirz-Justice, A.; Denhaerynck, K.; Fehr, T.; Steiger, J.; Venzin, R.M.; Cajochen, C.; Weaver, T.E.; DeGeest, S.

The effect of bright light therapy on sleep and circadian rhythms in renal transplant recipients: a pilot randomized, multicentre wait-list controlled trial

Transpl Int., doi: 10.1111/tri.12443. [Epub ahead of p, 2014.

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Burkhalter, H.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.; Weaver, T.E.; Steiger, J.; Fehr, T.; Venzin, R. M.; DeGeest, S.

Daytime sleepiness in renal transplant recipients is associated with immunosuppressive non-adherence: a cross-sectional, multi-center study

Clin Transplant, doi: 10.1111/ctr.12279., 2013.

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Danilenko, K. V.; Verevkin, E.G.; Antyufeev, V.S.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

The hockey-stick method to estimate evening dim light melatonin onset

Chronobiology International, early online, pp. 1-7, 2013.

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Burkhalter, H.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.; Weaver, T.E.; Steiger, J.; Fehr, T.; Venzin, R. M.; Geest, S. De

Validation of a single item to assess daytime sleepiness for the Swiss Transplant Cohort Study

Progress in Transplantation, 23 (3), pp. 1-9, 2013.

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Burkhalter, H.; Brunner, D.P.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.; Weaver, T.E.; Steiger, J.; Fehr, T.; Venzin, R. M.; Geest, S. De

Self-reported sleep disturbances in renal transplant recipients

BMC Nephrology, 14 (220), pp. 1-12, 2013.

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Cajochen, C.; Altanay-Ekici, S.; Münch, M.; Frey, S.; Knoblauch, Vera; Wirz-Justice, A.

Evidence that the Lunar Cycle Influences Human Sleep

Current Biology, 23 (15), pp. 1-4, 2013.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Bromundt, V.

Lichttherapie (Review)

Schlaf 2, 20-29, 2013.

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Bromundt, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kyburz, S.; Opwis, K.; Dammann, G.; Cajochen, C.

Circadian sleep-wake cycles, well-being, and light therapy in Borderline Personality Disorder

Journal of Personality Disorders, 26. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2012_26_057, 2012.

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Kolodyazhniy, V.; Späti, J.; Frey, S.; Götz, T.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wilhelm, F.H.

An improved method for estimating human circadian phase derived from multichannel ambulatory monitoring and artificial neural networks

Chronobiology International Aug. 14. doi:10.3109/07420528.2012.700669, 2012.

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Frey, S.; Birchler-Pedross, A.; Hofstetter, M.; Brunner, P.; Götz, T.; Münch, M.; Blatter, K.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Challenging the sleep homeostat: Sleep in depression is not premature aging

Sleep Medicine 13: 933-945, 2012.

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Frey, S.; Birchler-Pedross, A.; Hofstetter, M.; Brunner, P.; Götz, T.; Münch, M.; Blatter, K.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Young women with major depression live on higher homeostatic sleep pressure than healthy controls

Chronobiology International 29(3): 278-294, 2012.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

The implications of chronobiology for psychiatry

Psychiatric Times, October 2011, 2011.

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Danilenko, K.V.; Plisov, I.L.; Cooper, H.M.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Hébert, M.

Human cone light sensitivity and melatonin rhythms following 24-hour continuous illumination

Chronobiology International 28(5): 407–414, 2011.

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Birchler-Pedross, A.; Frey, S.; Chellappa, S.L.; Götz, T.; Brunner, P.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Higher frontal EEG synchronization in young women with major depression: A marker for increased homeostatic sleep pressure?

Sleep 34(12): 1699-1706, 2011.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Bader, A.; Frisch, U.; Stieglitz, R.-D.; Alder, J.; Bitzer, J.; Hösli, I.; Jazbec, S.; Benedetti, F.; Terman, M.; Wisner, K.L.; Riecher-Rössler, A.

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of light therapy for antepartum depression

J Clin Psychiatry 27(7): 986-993, 2011.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Zirkadiane Rhythmen und Depression: chronobiologische Behandlungsmöglichkeiten

Schweiz Med Forum 11(32-33): 536-541, 2011.

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Pagani, L.; Schmit, t K.; Meier, F.; Izakovic, J.; Roemer, K.; Viola, A.U.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Brown, S.A.; Eckert, A.

Serum factors in older individuals change cellular clock properties

PNAS 108(17): 7218-7223, 2011.

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Bromundt, V.; Köster, M.; Georgiev-Kill, A.; Opwis, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Stoppe, G.; Cajochen, C.

Sleep-wake cycles and cognitive functioning in schizophrenia.

Br J Psychiatry, epub 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.078022, 2011.

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Cajochen, C.; Frey, S.; Anders, D.; Späti, J.; Bues, M.; Pross, A.; Mager, R.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Stefani, O.

Evening exposure to a light emitting diodes (LED)-backlit computer screen affects circadian physiology and cognitive performance

2011.

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Kolodyazhniy, V.; Späti, J.; Frey, S.; Götz, T.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wilhelm, F.H.

Estimation of human circadian phase via a multi-channel ambulatory monitoring system and a multiple regression model.

J Biol Rhythms 26: 55-67., 2011.

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Bader, A.; Frisch, U.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Riecher-Rössler, A.

Schwangerschaftsdepression und deren Behandlung.

Nervenarzt, 81: 267-276., 2010.

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Burkhalter, H.; Sereika, S. M.; Engberg, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Steigers, J.; Geest, S. De

Structure validity of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in renal transplant recipients: A confirmatory factor analysis.

Sleep and Biological Rhythms 2010; 8: 274-281, 2010.

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Kasper, S.; Hajak, G.; Wulff, K.; Hoogendijk, W.J.G.; Montejo, A.L.; Smeraldi, E.; Rybakowski, J.K.; Quera-Salva, M.-A.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Picarel-Blanchot, F.; Baylé, F.J.

Efficacy of the novel antidepressant Agomelatine on the circadian rest-activity cycle and depressive and anxiety symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder: A randomized, double-blind comparison with Sertraline.

J Clin Psychiatry 71(2): 109-120., 2010.

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Pagani, L.; Semenova, E.A.; Moriggi, E.; Revell, V.L.; Hack, L.M.; Lockley, S.W.; Arendt, J.; Skene, D.J.; Meier, F.; Izakovic, J.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.; Sergeeva, O.J.; Cheresiz, S.V.; Danilenko, K.V.; Eckert, A.; Brown, S.A.

The physiological period length of the human circadian clock in vivo is directly proportional to period in human fibroblasts.

PLoS One. 15;5(10):e13376., 2010.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Schröder, C.M.; Gasio, P. Fontana; Cajochen, C.; Savaskan, E.

The circadian rest-activity cycle in Korsakoff psychosis.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18(1): 33-41., 2010.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Chronotherapeutics: An example of translational research for sleep and mood disorders.

Sleep and Biological Rhythms 8: 161-162., 2010.

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Pagani, L.; Semenova, E.A.; Moriggi, E.; Revell, V.L.; Hack, L.M.; Lockley, S.W.; Arendt, J.; Skene, D.J.; Meier, F.; Izakovic, J.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.; Sergeeva, O.J.; Cheresiz, S.V.; Danilenko, K.V.; Eckert, A.; Brown, S.A.

The physiological period length of the human circadian clock in vivo is directly proportional to period in human fibroblasts.

PLoS One. 15;5(10):e13376., 2010.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Bromundt, V.; Cajochen, C.

Circadian disruption and psychiatric disorders: The importance of entrainment.

Sleep Med Clin, 4: 273-284., 2009.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

From the basic neuroscience of circadian clock function to light therapy for depression: On the emergence of chronotherapeutics.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 116(3): 159-160., 2009.

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Birchler-Pedross, A.; Schröder, C.M.; Münch, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Blatter, K.; Schnitzler-Sack, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Subjective well-being is modulated by circadian phase, sleep pressure, age, and gender.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24(3): 232-242., 2009.

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Danilenko, K.V.; Plisov, I.L.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Hébert, M.

Human retinal light sensitivity and melatonin rhythms following four days in near darkness'.

Chronobilogy International, 26(1): 93-107., 2009.

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Staedt, J.; Pless-Steinkamp, C.; Herfeld, F.; Gudlowski, Y.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Einfluss erhöhter Lichtintensität auf die Verweildauer von stationär behandelten depressiven Patienten. Vergleich der stationären Behandlungszeit 2006 und 2007 im Vivantes Klinikum Berlin Spandau.

Nervenheilkunde, 28: 223-226., 2009.

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Danilenko, K.V.; Plisov, I.L.; Hébert, M.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Influence of timed nutrient diet on depression and light sensitivity in seasonal affective Disorder.

Chronobiology International, 25(1): 51-64., 2008.

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Schachinger, H.; Blumenthal, T.D.; Richter, S.; Savaskan, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.

Melatonin reduces arousal and startle responsiveness without influencing startle habituation or affective startle modulation in young women.

Hormones and Behavior 54: 258-262., 2008.

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Vollenweider, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Flammer, J.; Orgül, S.; Kräuchi, K.

Chronobiological characterization of women with primary vasospastic syndrome: body heat loss capacity in relation to sleep initiation and phase of entrainment.

Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 294: 630-638., 2008.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Diurnal variation of depressive symptoms.

Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience 10(3): 327-333., 2008.

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Münch, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Blatter, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Is homeostatic sleep regulation under low sleep pressure modified by age?

Sleep, 30(6): 781-792., 2007.

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Reilly, T.; Atkinson, G.; Edwards, B.; Waterhouse, J.; Akerstedt, T.; Davenne, D.; Lemmer, B.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Coping with jet-lag: A Position Statement for the European College of Sport Science.

European Journal of Sport Science, 7(1): 1-7., 2007.

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Vollenweider, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Flammer, J.; Orgül, S.; Kräuchi, K.

Chronobiological characterization of women with primary vasospastic syndrome: Body heat loss capacity in relation to sleep initiation and phase of entrainment.

Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol., doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00609.2007., 2007.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Chronobiology and psychatry.

Sleep Med Rev, 11: 423-427., 2007.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

How to measure circadian rhythms in humans.

Medicographia, 29(1): 84-90., 2007.

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Cajochen, C.; Münch, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Blatter, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Age-related changes in the circadian and homeostatic regulation of human sleep.

Chronobiology International, 23: 461-474., 2006.

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Kräuchi, K.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Challenging the sleep homeostat does not influence the thermoregulatory system in men: evidence from a nap vs. sleep-deprivation study.

American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 290: R1052-R1061., 2006.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Biological rhythm disturbances in mood disorders

International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 21 (suppl 1): 11-15., 2006.

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Blatter, K.; Graw, P.; Münch, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Gender and age differences in psychomotor vigilance under differential sleep pressure conditions.

Behavioural Brain Research, 168: 312-317., 2006.

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Cajochen, C.; Jud, C.; Münch, M.; Kobialka, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Albrecht, U.

Evening exposure to blue light stimulates the expression of the clock gene PER2 in humans

European Journal of Neuroscience, 23: 1082-1086., 2006.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Pache, M.; Flammer, J.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Thermoregulatory effects of melatonin in relation to sleepiness.

Chronobiology International, 23: 475-484., 2006.

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Münch, M.; Kobialka, S.; Steiner, R.; Oelhafen, P.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Wavelength-dependent effects of evening light exposure on sleep architecture and sleep EEG power density in men.

American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 290 : R1421-R1428., 2006.

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Savaskan, E.; Schnitzler, C.; Schröder, C.; Cajochen, C.; Müller-Spahn, F.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Treatment of behavioural, cognitive and circadian rest-activity cycle disturbances in Alzheimer's disease: haloperidol vs. quetiapine.

International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 9: 507-516., 2006.

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Schmidt, C.; Peigneux, P.; Muto, V.; Schenkel, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Münch, M.; Quervain, D. J.-F. de; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Encoding difficulty promotes postlearning changes in sleep spindle activity during napping.

Journal of Neuroscience, 26(35): 8976-8982., 2006.

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Blatter, K.; Opwis, K.; Münch, M.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Sleep loss-related decrements in planning performance in healthy elderly depend on task difficulty.

Journal of Sleep Research, 14: 409-417., 2005.

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Bloch, K.E.; Brack, T.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Transient short free running circadian rhythm in a case of aneurysm near the suprachiasmatic nuclei.

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 76: 1178-1180., 2005.

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Cajochen, C.; Münch, M.; Kobialka, S.; Kräuchi, K.; Steiner, R.; Oelhafen, P.; Orgül, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.

High sensitivity of human melatonin, alertness, thermoregulation and heart rate to short wavelength light.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 90: 1311-1316., 2005.

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Knoblauch, V.; Münch, M.; Blatter, K.; Martens, W.L.J.; Schröder, C.; Schnitzler, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Age-Related Changes in the Circadian Modulation of Sleep-Spindle Frequency During Nap Sleep.

Sleep, 28: 1093-1101, 2005.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Thermophysiologic aspects of the three-process-model of sleepiness regulation.

Clinics in Sports Medicine, 24: 287-300., 2005.

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Münch, M.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Schlaf und zirkadiane Rhythmik im Alter.

Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 38 (Supplement 1) I/21–I/23., 2005.

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Münch, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Blatter, K.; Schröder, C.; Schnitzler, C.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Age-related attenuation of the evening circadian arousal signal in humans.

Neurobiology of Aging, 26: 1307-1319, 2005.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Chronobiological strategies for unmet needs in the treatment of depression.

Medicographia, 27: 223-227, 2005.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Benedetti, F.; Berger, M.; Lam, R.W.; Martiny, K.; Terman, M.; Wu, J.

Chronotherapeutics (light and wake therapy) in affective disorders.

Psychological Medicine, 35: 939-944,, 2005.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Daan, S.; Folkard, S.; Lewy, A.; Lund, R.; Zulley, J.

Rütger Wever: An Appreciation.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 20: 554-556., 2005.

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Cajochen, C.; Knoblauch, V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Graw, P.; Wallach, D.

Circadian modulation of sequence learning under high and low sleep pressure conditions.

Behavioural Brain Research, 151: 167-176., 2004.

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Graw, P.; Kräuchi, K.; Knoblauch, V.; Renz, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Circadian and wake-dependent modulation of fastest and slowest reaction times of the Psychomotor Vigilance Task (PVT).

Physiology & Behavior, 80: 695-701., 2004.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Waking up properly: is there a role of thermoregulation in sleep inertia?

Journal of Sleep Research, 13: 121-127., 2004.

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Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Kohlenhydrate und SAD. In: S.Kasper, H.-J. Møller (Eds.) Herbst/Winterdepression und Lichttherapie

Springer Verlag, Wien, pp 321-326., 2004.

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Münch, M.; Knoblauch, V.; Blatter, K.; Schröder, C.; Schnitzler, C.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

The frontal predominance in human EEG delta activity after sleep loss decreases with age.

European Journal of Neuroscience, 20: 1402-10., 2004.

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Savaskan, E.; Müller-Spahn, F.; Meier, F.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Meyer, P.

Orexins and their receptors in the human retina.

Pathobiology. 71: 211-216., 2004.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Terman, M.; Oren, D.A.; Goodwin, F.K.; Kripke, D.F.; Whybrow, P.C.; Wisner, K.L.; Wu, J.C.; Lam, R.W.; Berger, M.; Danilenko, K.V.; Kasper, S.; Smeraldi, E.; Takahashi, K.; Thompson, C.; Hoofdakker, R.H. van den

Brightening Depression.

Science, 303: 467-468., 2004.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Danilenko, K.V.; Renz, C.; Weber, J.

Evening melatonin and bright light administration induce additive phase shifts in dim light melatonin onset.

Journal of Pineal Research, 36: 192-194., 2004.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Roenneberg, T.

Circadiane und saisonale Rhythmen. In: S.Kasper, H.-J.Möller (Eds.) Herbst/Winterdepression und Lichttherapie

Springer Verlag, Wien, pp 203-212., 2004.

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Cajochen, C.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Role of melatonin in the regulation of human circadian rhythms and sleep.

Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 15: 432-437., 2003.

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Danilenko, K.V.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Is sleep per se a zeitgeber in humans?

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 18: 170-178., 2003.

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Gasio, P. Fontana; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Someren, E.J.W. van; Amrhein, I.; Pache, M.; Savaskan, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Dawn-dusk simulation light therapy of disturbed circadian rest-activity cycles in demented elderly.

Experimental Gerontology, 38: 207-216., 2003.

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Knoblauch, V.; Martens, W.J.L.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Human sleep spindle characteristics after sleep deprivation.

Clinical Neurophysiology, 114: 2258-2267., 2003.

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Knoblauch, V.; Martens, W.J.L.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.

Regional differences in the circadian modulation of human sleep spindle characteristics.

European Journal of Neuroscience, 18: 155-163., 2003.

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Pache, M.; Smeets, C.H.W.; Gasio, P. Fontana; Savaskan, E.; Flammer, J.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kaiser, H.J.

Colour deficiencies in Alzheimer's Disease.

Age and Ageing, 32: 422-426., 2003.

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Roenneberg, T.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Merrow, M.

Life between clocks: daily temporal patterns of human chronotypes.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 18: 80-90., 2003.

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Savaskan, E.; Olivieri, G.; Meier, F.; Seifritz, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Müller-Spahn, F.

Red wine ingredient resveratrol protects from beta-amyloid neurotoxicity.

Gerontology, 49: 380-383., 2003.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Graw, P.; Kräuchi, K.; Wacker, H.R.

Seasonality in affective disorders in Switzerland.

Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 108 (Suppl. 418): 92-95., 2003.

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Knoblauch, V.; Kräuchi, K.; Renz, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.

Homeostatic control of slow wave- and spindle frequency activity during human sleep: effect of differential sleep pressure and brain topography.

Cerebral Cortex, 12: 1092-1100., 2002.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Werth, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Alteration of internal circadian phase relationships after timed CHO-rich meals in humans.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 17: 364-376., 2002.

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Meyer, P.; Pache, M.; Loeffler, K.U.; Brydon, L.; Jockers, R.; Flammer, J.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Savaskan, E.

Melatonin MT1-receptors in the human eye.

British Journal of Ophthalmology, 86: 1053-1057., 2002.

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Pache, M.; Kräuchi, K.; Haefliger, I.O.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Flammer, J.; Meyer, P.

Effect of melatonin on vascular responses of porcine ciliary arteries.

Current Eye Research, 24: 313-317., 2002.

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Savaskan, E.; Olivieri, G.; Meier, F.; Brydon, L.; Jockers, R.; Ravid, R.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Müller-Spahn, F.

Increased melatonin 1a-receptor immunoreactivity in the hippocampus of Alzheimer's Disease patients.

Journal of Pineal Research, 32: 59-62., 2002.

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Savaskan, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Olivieri, G.; Pache, M.; Kräuchi, K.; Brydon, L.; Jockers, R.; Müller-Spahn, F.; Meyer, P.

Distribution of melatonin MT1-receptor in human retina.

The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, 50: 519-526., 2002.

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Werth, E.; Savaskan, E.; Knoblauch, V.; Gasio, P. Fontana; Someren, E.J.W. Van; Hock, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Decline in long-term circadian rest-activity cycle organisation in a demented patient.

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 15: 55-59., 2002.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Graw, P.

Lichttherapie. In: Gaebel, W. & Müller-Spahn, F. (Eds.) Diagnostik und Therapie Psychischer Störungen

Kohlhammer Verlag Stuttgart, C. 1.3.6.14., 948-953., 2002.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Werth, E.; Renz, C.; Müller, S.; Kräuchi, K.

No evidence for a phase delay in human circadian rhythms after a single morning melatonin administration.

Journal of Pineal Research, 32: 1-5., 2002.

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Cajochen, C.; Knoblauch, V.; Kräuchi, K.; Renz, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Dynamics of frontal EEG activity, sleepiness and body temperature under high and low sleep pressure.

Neuroreport 12: 2277-2281., 2001.

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Graw, P.; Werth, E.; Kräuchi, K.; Gutzwiller, F.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Early morning melatonin administration impairs psychomotor vigilance.

Behavioural Brain Research, 121: 167-172., 2001.

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Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Circadian clues to sleep onset mechanisms.

Neuropsychopharmacology, 25: 92-96., 2001.

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Pache, M.; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Dubler, B.; Flammer, J.; Kaiser, H.J.

Cold feet and prolonged sleep-onset latency in vasospastic syndrome.

The Lancet, 358: 125-126., 2001.

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Savaskan, E.; Olivieri, G.; Meier, F.; Brydon, L.; Jockers, R.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Müller-Spahn, F.

Cerebrovascular melatonin 1a-receptor alterations in Alzheimer's Disease.

Neuroscience Letters 308: 9-12., 2001.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Graw, P.

An underlying circannual rhythm in seasonal affective disorder?

Chronobiology International, 18: 309-313., 2001.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Haug, H.J.; Cajochen, C.

Disturbed circadian rest-activity cycles in schizophrenia patients: an effect of drugs?

Schizophr. Bull. 27: 497-502, 2001.

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Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Carbohydrate intake. In: Partonen, T. & Magnusson, A. (Eds.) Seasonal affective disorder: practice and research.

Oxford University Press, New York, C. 20, 1, 2001.

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Arendt, J.; Czeisler, C.A.; Dawson, D.; Dijk, D.J.; Lavie, P.; Lewy, A.J.; Parkes, J.D.; Skene, D.J.; Stone, B.M.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Zhadnova, I.

In what circumstances is melatonin a useful sleep therapy?

Consensus statement, WFSRS Focus Group, Dresden, November 1999. Journal of Sleep Research, 9: 397-398., 2000.

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Danilenko, K.V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Weber, J.M.; Fairhurst, S.; Terman, M.

Phase advance after one or three simulated dawns in humans.

Chronobiology International, 17: 659-668., 2000.

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Danilenko, K.V.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Weber, J.M.; Terman, M.

The human circadian pacemaker can see by the dawn's early light.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 15: 317-326., 2000.

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Graw, P.; Recker, S.; Sand, L.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Winter and summer outdoor light exposure in women with and without seasonal affective disorder.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 56: 163-169., 2000.

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Haug, H.-J.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Rössler, W.

Actigraphy to measure day structure as a therapeutic variable in the treatment of schizophrenic patients.

Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 102: 91-95., 2000.

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Illnerová, H.; Borbély, A.A.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Prasko, J.

Circadian rhythmicity: from basic science to clinical approach.

Z. Ambler, S. Nevsimalova, Z. Kadanka, P.M.Rossini (Eds.) Clinical Neurophysiology at the Beginning of the 21st Century (Supplements to Clinical Neurophysiology Vol 53), Elsevier, pp.339-347., 2000.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Werth, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.

A functional link between distal vasodilation and sleep onset latency?

American Journal of Physiology, 278: R741-R748., 2000.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Graw, P.

Lichttherapie.

Therapeutische Umschau, 57: 71-75., 2000.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Werth, E.; Savaskan, E.; Knoblauch, V.; Gasio, P. Fontana; Müller-Spahn, F.

Haloperidol disrupts, clozapine reinstates the circadian rest-activity cycle in a patient with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 14: 212-215., 2000.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Quinto, C.; Cajochen, C.; Werth, E.; Hock, C.

A rapid-cycling bipolar patient treated with long nights, bedrest, and light.

Biological Psychiatry, 45: 1075-1077., 1999.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Hoofdakker, R.H. Van den

Sleep deprivation in depression: what do we know, where do we go?

Biological Psychiatry, (Invited Review) 46: 445-453., 1999.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Graw, P.; Röösli, H.; Glauser, G.; Fleischhauer, J.

An open trial of light therapy in hospitalised major depression.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 52: 291-292., 1999.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Melatonin and phase shifting. In: M. F. Holick and E.G. Jung (Eds.) Biologic Effects of Light 1998

Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, pp.383-388., 1999.

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Kräuchi, K.; Keller, U.; Leonhardt, G.; Brunner, D.P.; Velde, P. van der; Haug, H.-J.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Accelerated post-glucose glycaemia and altered alliesthesia test in seasonal affective disorder.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 53: 23-26., 1999.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Werth, E.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Warm feet promote the rapid onset of sleep.

Nature, 401: 36-37., 1999.

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Zulley, J.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Lichttherapie.

S. Roderer Verlag, Regensburg. 3e revidierte Edition., 1998.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Terman, M.; Terman, J.S.; Boulos, Z.; Remé, C.E.; Danilenko, K.V.

Circadian functions and clinical applications of dawn simulation

Y. Touitou (Ed.), Biological Clocks. Mechanisms and Applications. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam,189-194., 1998.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Beginning to see the light. (Invited Commentary)

Archives of General Psychiatry, 55: 861-862., 1998.

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Wirz-Justice, A.

Why is sleep deprivation an orphan drug?

Psychiatry Research, 81: 281-282., 1998.

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Roenneberg, T.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Die Biologische Uhr.

P. Onori, L. Jenny (Eds.) Zeit für Zeit, MGU Reihe, Band 3, Verlag des Kantons Baselland, 29-41., 1998.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Circadian and homeostatic regulation of core body temperature and alertness in humans: what is the role of melatonin?

K.-I. Honma and S. Honma (Eds.), Circadian Clocks and Entrainment, Hokkaido University Press, Sapporo, 7: 131-146., 1998.

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Graw, P.; Haug, H.-J.; Leonhardt, G.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Sleep deprivation response in seasonal affective disorder during a 40-hour constant routine.

Journal of Affective Disorders, 48: 69-74., 1998.

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Cajochen, C.; Kräuchi, K.; Danilenko, K.V.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Evening administration of melatonin and bright light: interactions on the EEG during sleep and wakefulness.

Journal of Sleep Research, 7: 145-157., 1998.

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Graw, P.; Gisin, B.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Follow-up study of seasonal affective disorder in Switzerland.

Psychopathology, 30: 208-214., 1997.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Möri, D.; Graw, P.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Melatonin and S-20098 advance circadian phase and nocturnal regulation of core body temperature.

American Journal of Physiology, 272: R1178-R1188., 1997.

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Kräuchi, K.; Reich, S.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Eating style in seasonal affective disorder: who will gain weight in winter?

Comprehensive Psychiatry, 38: 80-87., 1997.

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Kräuchi, K.; Cajochen, C.; Wirz-Justice, A.

A relationship between heat loss and sleepiness: effects of postural change and melatonin administration.

Journal of Applied Physiology, 83: 134-139., 1997.

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Lam, R.; Terman, M.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Light therapy for depressive disorders: indications and efficacy.

A. J. Rush (Ed.), Modern Problems in Pharmacopsychiatry: Clinical Decision Trees in the Pharma-cotherapy of Mood Disorders, 215-234., 1997.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Cajochen, C.; Nussbaum, P.

A schizophrenic patient with an arrhythmic circadian rest-activity cycle.

Psychiatry Research, 73: 83-90., 1997.

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Wirz-Justice, A.; Remé, C.E.; Prünte, A.; Heinen, U.; Graw, P.; Urner, U.

Lithium decreases retinal sensitivity, but this is not cumulative with years of treatment.

Biological Psychiatry, 41: 743-746., 1997.

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Cajochen, C.; Kräuchi, K.; Möri, D.; Graw, P.; Wirz-Justice, A.

Melatonin and S-20098 phase advance REM sleep propensity and the wake-up threshold without modifying NREM-sleep homeostasis.

American Journal of Physiology, 272: R1189-R1196., 1997.

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Cajochen, C.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.

The acute soporific action of daytime melatonin administration: effects on waking EEG power density and alertness.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 12: 636- 643., 1997.

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Cagnacci, A.; Kräuchi, K.; Wirz-Justice, A.; Volpe, A

Homeostatic versus circadian effects of melatonin on thermoregulation in humans.

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 12: 509-517., 1997.

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