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DIFFICULTY FALLING OR STAYING ASLEEP: PSYCHIATRIC DIMS – SLEEP DISTURBANCE AND DEPRESSION

June 18th, 2011

Virtually all depressed people experience sleep disturbance, particularly early-morning awakenings. As a rule the more severe the sleep disorder, the more serious the case of depression, at least as measured on standard psychiatric tests. Generally the depressed sleep less than normal individuals. However, about 15 to 20 percent of depressed people, including adolescents, may sleep [...]

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