Sleep Study Unit, University of Athens, Medical School

1st Department of Psychiatry

Contact:
Dimitris George Dikeos
Position:
Associate Professor
Address:
Vas Sofias Ave 72, 115 28
City:
Athens
Country:
Greece
Phone:
0030 210 7289324
Fax:
0030 210 7242020
Research Domain
  • Methodology / Technology
  • Clinical
Keywords
  • Sleep and Medical Disorders
  • Pharmacology of Sleep
  • Sleep and Ageing
  • Sleep and Psychiatry-Personality Disorders
  • Epidemiology of Sleep
  • Sleep Physiology-Neurophysiology in Human
  • Behavioural Sleep Disorders
  • Neurological Sleep Disorders

Laboratory description

Sleep research; sleep EEG/EOG anlysis in neurodegenerative (e.g. mild cognitive impairment, dementia) and psychiatric disorders (e.g. schizophrenia); biomarkers for early detection of dementia; clinical characteristics; epidemiology and treatment of insomnia; sleep medicine


Key Publications of the Laboratory:
1. Dikeos DG, Soldatos CR. The condition of insomnia: etiopathogenetic considerations and their impact on treatment practices. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2005;17(4):255-62.
2. Soldatos CR, Paparrigopoulos T. Sleep physiology and pathology: pertinence to psychiatry. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2005;17(4):213-28.
3. Soldatos CR, Allaert FA, Ohta T, Dikeos DG. How do individuals sleep around the world? Results from a single-day survey in ten countries. Sleep Med. 2005 Jan;6(1):5-13.
4. Papadimitriou GN, Dikeos DG, Soldatos CR. Sleep disturbance in unipolar and bipolar depression: relationship to psychiatric family history. Neuropsychobiology. 2003;48(3):131-5.
5. Soldatos CR, Dikeos DG, Paparrigopoulos TJ. The diagnostic validity of the Athens Insomnia Scale. J Psychosom Res. 2003 Sep;55(3):263-7.
6. Soldatos CR, Dikeos DG, Paparrigopoulos TJ. Athens Insomnia Scale: validation of an instrument based on ICD-10 criteria. J Psychosom Res. 2000 Jun;48(6):555-60.
7. Ktonas PY, Paparrigopoulos T, Monoyiou EA, Bergiannaki JD, Soldatos CR. Sleep spindle incidence dynamics: a pilot study based on a Markovian analysis. Sleep. 2000 May 1;23(3):419-23.

Collaborations

Title:  MD

Name:  Sokratis Papageorgiou

Title:  PhD

Name:  Emmanuel Ifeachor

Position:  Head of SPMC research

Institution:  Signal Processing and Multimedia Communications Research Group, School of Computing and Mathematics, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK.

Name:  Mauro Manconi

Institution:  Sleep and Epilepsy Center, Neurocenter of the Southern Switzerland, Civic Hospital of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland

Name:  Luigi Ferini-Strambi

Institution:  Sleep Disorders Centre, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

Name:  Enrica Bonnani

Institution:  Sleep and Epilepsy Center, Neurocenter of the Southern Switzerland, Civic Hospital of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland

Title:  MD

Name:  Michelangelo Maestri

Institution:  Sleep and Epilepsy Center, Neurocenter of the Southern Switzerland, Civic Hospital of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland

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