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Can someone tell me how long will it take before a sleep deficit wreaks havoc on mental health?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Not too long

In research studies when they woke people up before they reached rem (deep) sleep, there were psychological symptoms which appeared fairly rapidly (which were reversible).
If you are having trouble sleeping, speak to your physician and talk to a therapist, take care of it before it causes havoc.

In brief: Not too long

In research studies when they woke people up before they reached rem (deep) sleep, there were psychological symptoms which appeared fairly rapidly (which were reversible).
If you are having trouble sleeping, speak to your physician and talk to a therapist, take care of it before it causes havoc.
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