Teen Health

Teens and Sleep and Depression

teen-sleep-100wWe’ve been hearing a lot of debate about teens and sleep in Fairfax County over the past few years. It’s a smart and appropriate discussion. Now we have a new study to add some spark to the debate. The Columbia University Medical Center examined the results of a NIH study involving more than 15,000 teens and their parents. What was most interesting? Teens that fell asleep after midnight are more likely to experience depression than teens that begin sleep around 10PM. Sure, there are a variety of views, so begin your research with a click here to the story at USNews.com. Then continue with a click here to some details at the Colombia University Medical Center website. But wait, there’s more — check out Parent Tips at SleepEducation.com.

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