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Trabajos científicos


Ha publicado en revistas internacionales extensos trabajos epidemiológicos sobre fatiga y somnolencia en conductores profesionales así como sobre el impacto del déficit de sueño en habilidades cognitivas y aprendizaje en adolescentes.




Sleep. 2013 Nov 1;36(11):1669-76. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3124.


Sleep and quality of life in urban poverty: the effect of a slum housing upgrading program.


Simonelli G1, Leanza Y, Boilard A, Hyland M, Augustinavicius JL, Cardinali DP, Vallières A, Pérez-Chada D, Vigo DE.




A minimal improvement in the quality of basic housing can significantly increase sleep quality and quality of life among slum dwellers. Understanding sleep and daily life conditions in informal urban settlements could help to define what kind of low-cost intervention may improve sleep quality, quality of life, and reduce existent sleep disparity.


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J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 May 15;9(5):469-73. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.2668.


A multi-step pathway connecting short sleep duration to daytime somnolence, reduced attention, and poor academic performance: an exploratory cross-sectional study in teenagers.


Perez-Lloret S1, Videla AJ, Richaudeau A, Vigo D, Rossi M, Cardinali DP, Perez-Chada D.




Poor academic achievements correlated with reduced attention, which in turn was related to daytime somnolence.


Somnolence correlated with short sleep duration.


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J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Jul;53(7):806-11. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e318221c6de.


Sleep habits, alertness, cortisol levels, and cardiac autonomic activity in short-distance bus drivers: differences between morning and afternoon shifts.


Diez JJ1, Vigo DE, Lloret SP, Rigters S, Role N, Cardinali DP, Chada DP.




The differences found between morning and afternoon shifts point out to the need of the implementation of educational strategies to compensate the sleep loss associated with an early work schedule.


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