Factors related with the ability to maintain wakefulness in the daytime after fast and forward rotating shifts

Yu-San Chang, Yu-Hsuan Wu, Shu-Fang Su, Chung-Yao Hsu, Hsiang-Lan Chen
2013 Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences  
associated with the MSL of the MSLT. The perseverative errors in WCST and SSS scores were negatively associated with the MSL of the MWT. SAI scores and thyrotropin levels were positively associated with the MSL of the MWT. In conclusion, there was no change in sleep propensity in the daytime after one block of rotating shift work. An attempt to preserve daytime alertness was also related to maintaining neuropsychological performance. Maintaining this ability was related to thyrotropin and age,
more » ... yrotropin and age, and this cognition required a high attentive load.
doi:10.1016/j.kjms.2013.01.012 pmid:24183355 fatcat:ghteh6s67fgyvj2om5fqyttdl4