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Bidaki R, Zarei M, Khorram Toosi A, Hakim Shooshtari M. A Review on Genetics of Sleep Disorders. IJPBS. 2012; 6 (1) :12-19
URL: http://ijpbs.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-23-en.html
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Ône-third of population deal with sleep disorders which might be due to social, economic or medical problems. Studies on twins have indicated the role of genetic factors in these disorders. Monozygotic twins have a very similar hypnogram. Â higher prevalence of some sleep disorders is reported in relatives of the patients with these disorders. Genes also affect sleep disorders as well as some other disorders at the same time. Sleep disorders can also influence the level of the personal and social functioning. Recent genetic advances have clarified the role of different genes in sleep disorders. The purpose of this article is to present a brief review about the role of genetic factors in some of the sleep disorders.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2012/05/26 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6

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