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Too Little -- And Too Much -- Sleep Raises Depression Risk

Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living

The amount of shut-eye you get each night could affect your risk for depression, new research suggests. Two studies, both published in the journal ...

This Sleep Condition Could Raise Risk Of Depression

Posted 03.30.2012 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner People with sleep apnea, a breathing disorder that causes frequent sleep disturbances, often feel tired and unfocused during ...

Benzos and Other Sleep Medications: Deadly and Unnecessary

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

In my experience as a psychiatrist, nearly everything we call a psychiatric symptom or problem, including insomnia, is in reality a signal that we have to face a new challenge in life.

Why Dreams Are Vital To Emotional Health

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 05.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Does insomnia cause depression? Does depression cause insomnia? Chronic insomnia is strongly associated with mood disorders, but which way does the causality run?

Light At Nighttime Creates Brain Changes Related To Depression

Psych Central | Traci Pedersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Exposure to even a dim night-time light may cause physical changes in the brain linked to depression, according to an Ohio State University hamster st...

Meditation for Sleep: Paradoxes and Promises

Willoughby Britton, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Willoughby Britton, Ph.D.

Like most research, these findings provoke many more questions than they answer, but it's important not to speculate and to stick to the original question: Does meditation improve sleep?