Earlier bedtimes may protect teens from depression (The Dana Foundation Website – 6 April 2010)

Dana_logo A good night's sleep has long been known to have mood benefits.  But can enforcing earlier bedtimes help teens prevent depression?

Excerpt:

Parents, take note:
Enforcing an earlier bedtime for your unruly teenager may be more than
worth it. In the Jan. 1 issue of Sleep, researchers at Columbia
University demonstrate
a strong correlation between lack of sleep and depressive symptoms in
adolescents.
 The study examined more than 15,000 adolescents and
their parents…

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