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What is the difference between being really tired and sleep deprivation?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Tired vs deprivation

Really tired doesn't necessarily cause negative symptoms.
Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis.

In brief: Tired vs deprivation

Really tired doesn't necessarily cause negative symptoms.
Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Actigraphy

Will tell you.

In brief: Actigraphy

Will tell you.
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