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Possible signs of a mental disorder if you never have to sleep more than 5-6 hours/day?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
In brief: No
Sleep requirement differs from person to person.
There is a recdord of a woman that only "required" one hour of sleep. Winston churchill, edison and napoleon all slept for short periods of naps and drove their colleagues crazy. There is some statistical info that suggests that less than 6 hours and greater than 8 hours is associated with shortening of life span for average people.

In brief: No
Sleep requirement differs from person to person.
There is a recdord of a woman that only "required" one hour of sleep. Winston churchill, edison and napoleon all slept for short periods of naps and drove their colleagues crazy. There is some statistical info that suggests that less than 6 hours and greater than 8 hours is associated with shortening of life span for average people.
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