A 54-year-old member asked:
Is it true that lack of sleep/bad sleep can contribute to anxiety/depression, is this true?
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Dr. Barbara Lavi answered
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes it is true: When people do not get good sleep (deep sleep called rem sleep) they have been found to develop psychological problems. Do what you can to get a good nights sleep, learn to relax. Speak with a psychologist to develop a healthy sleep regimen ANS stick to it.
Answered on Mar 2, 2017
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