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December 11, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

how does sleep affectmy mental health

How Does Sleep Affect my Mental Health?

December 11, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

how does sleep affectmy mental health
Sleep. Sleep is something that many of us admit that we want to get more of, but most of us don't. As I write this, I've been struggling with my sleep patterns for a couple of weeks at this point. We all go through times like that, but did you know that, if you are not getting enough sleep, you can actually be negatively affecting your mental health? It's true. Getting good sleep and feeling well rested is absolutely vital when it comes to taking care of our mental health. Why? We're going to take a closer look at that and how you can be sure to get better sleep. [More]

August 14, 2014
by Cathy England, MA

evaluationof sleep disordersas they relateto mental illness

Evaluation of Sleep Disorders as They Relate to Mental Illness

August 14, 2014 04:55 by Cathy England, MA  [About the Author]

evaluationof sleep disordersas they relateto mental illness
Sleep disturbances are common in the United States population. Harvard Health Publications (2009), estimate that sleep problems are prevalent in at least 50% of patients receiving psychiatric treatment. This can be compared to the general population in which about 10% report sleep problems. What is not entirely clear is whether or not sleep disturbance is a symptom or a risk factor for mental health presentations. [More]