Neural Plasticity / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Sleep Spindles Characteristics in Insomnia Sufferers and Their Relationship with Sleep Misperception

Table 3

Characteristics of sleep spindles for good sleepers (GS) and paradoxical (PARA-I) and psychophysiological (PSY-I) insomnia sufferers.

GSPARA-IPSY-I

Stage 2
Number829.50 (508.00–1126.00)812.00 (597.00–1151.00)871.00 (596.00–1196.00)
Density (spindles/min) 3.30 (2.40–4.06) 3.33 (2.49–3.81) 3.51 (2.70–4.21)
Duration (sec) 0.70 (0.60–0.70) 0.60 (0.60–0.70) 0.70 (0.60–0.70)
Frequency (Hz) 13.25 (12.50–13.60) 13.10 (12.70–13.70) 13.10 (12.80–13.40)
Amplitude (v) 28.40 (16.30–61.40) 31.50 (21.10–42.70) 29.15 (19.10–45.00)
SWS
Number 69.50 (1.00–258.00) 58.00 (11.00–339.00) 54.50 (6.00–612.00)
Density (spindles/min) 1.81 (0.20–4.12) 2.14 (0.95–3.39) 1.65 (0.59–3.20)
Duration (sec) 0.55 (0.50–0.75) 0.55 (0.50–0.70) 0.55 (0.50–0.70)
Frequency (Hz) 13.18 (12.00–14.00) 13.00 (12.40–13.85) 13.10 (12.15–13.60)
Amplitude (v) 27.17 (14.20–63.10) 28.65 (21.50–40.50) 27.40 (17.50–44.05)

Note. SWS: slow wave sleep.