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How is sleep disrupted by untreated depression?

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One of the most telling symptoms of clinical depression, also called major depression, is a change in your sleep patterns. The most common way is insomnia, or trouble getting falling or staying asleep, or getting enough sleep. But depression sometimes also can make you sleep more, or leave you feeling tired.

From: Untreated Depression WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health: “What is Depression?” and "Suicide in the US: Statistics and Prevention."

The National Women’s Health Information Center: “Depression.”

National Cancer Institute: “Depression (PDQ).”

Food and Drug Administration: “The Lowdown on Depression.”

Mental Health America: “Facts about Depression and Suicide.”

American Psychiatric Association. , American Psychiatric Pub, 2000. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

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Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 17, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “What is Depression?” and "Suicide in the US: Statistics and Prevention."

The National Women’s Health Information Center: “Depression.”

National Cancer Institute: “Depression (PDQ).”

Food and Drug Administration: “The Lowdown on Depression.”

Mental Health America: “Facts about Depression and Suicide.”

American Psychiatric Association. , American Psychiatric Pub, 2000. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

National Alliance on Mental Illness:  "The Impact and Cost of Mental Illness: The Case of Depression."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 17, 2017

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