volume 34, issue 2, P145-155 2003
DOI: 10.1076/brhm.34.2.145.14494
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Abstract: Changes of schedules larger than 3 h, such as jet lag and shift work, require an adjustment period of several days to resynchronize the sleep-wake cycle and several weeks to resynchronize other circadian rhythms to the new schedule. Initial studies on adaptation to small changes of schedule (1-2 h) found that the sleep-wake cycle adapts to the new schedule in less than 48 h, and such modifications are generally not studied because they may be confounded by a potential masking effect. This article summarizes t…

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