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Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

Advice For The Night Owl Dreaming Of An Earlier Bedtime

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This case illustrates that sleep hygiene guidelines and non-specific treatment (general psychotherapy) are not typically effective in treating sleep disorders. Sometimes other sleep disorders such as a circadian rhythm disorder can masquerade as insomnia.

Typical Teenage Behavior -- Or Sleep Disorder?

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

DSPS is a circadian rhythm disorder affecting the timing of the brain's sleep-wake clock. Individuals with DSPS are unable to fall asleep earlier than their usual sleep time, despite being sleep deprived from staying up the night before.