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How big is the relationship between sleeping disorders and psychological health?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Big
There is a significant relationship between insomnia and mental health.
For those with both insomnia and a mood disorder, about a third developed the insomnia first. Anxiety in particular appears to have a strong relationship with insomnia. Here are some references: http://j.Mp/uctmid and http://j.Mp/uctuya.

In brief: Big
There is a significant relationship between insomnia and mental health.
For those with both insomnia and a mood disorder, about a third developed the insomnia first. Anxiety in particular appears to have a strong relationship with insomnia. Here are some references: http://j.Mp/uctmid and http://j.Mp/uctuya.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: I'm not sure there
Are statistics on this.
What we do know is that treating sleep disorders can and does improve psychological health. Conversely, most mental illnesses are associated with sleep disturbances. The take home message appears to be that our health is at least partly dependent on good quality and quantity of sleep.

In brief: I'm not sure there
Are statistics on this.
What we do know is that treating sleep disorders can and does improve psychological health. Conversely, most mental illnesses are associated with sleep disturbances. The take home message appears to be that our health is at least partly dependent on good quality and quantity of sleep.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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