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Do we need to report delayed sleep phase as a long-term health condition, or does it go away after being treated? My teen is getting ready to go to college.

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Dr. Julia Frank
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sleep phase

I don't think this is reportable.
However, after successful treatment the person must commit to staying well. This usually involves a fixed rising time and general sleep hygiene. That can be very hard for a college student. Your teen might want to talk to a dorm resident or academic advisor or college health professional on arrival at school for advice on maintaining improved sleep.

In brief: Sleep phase

I don't think this is reportable.
However, after successful treatment the person must commit to staying well. This usually involves a fixed rising time and general sleep hygiene. That can be very hard for a college student. Your teen might want to talk to a dorm resident or academic advisor or college health professional on arrival at school for advice on maintaining improved sleep.
Dr. Julia Frank
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Don't know

About reporting, but once better, the problem can stay away with consistent maintenance of appropriate sleep/wake schedule.

In brief: Don't know

About reporting, but once better, the problem can stay away with consistent maintenance of appropriate sleep/wake schedule.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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