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Sleep-Wake Therapy Gives New Hope for Teens With Depression

3rd October, 2023

[Source: Science Daily]

Promoting healthy sleep in teen night owls brings adolescents’ biology and school demands in alignment.

School systems aren’t built for kids who fall asleep and wake up late, the so-called “night owls,” which may help explain why this group of teens is more prone to depression.

Now, researchers at UC San Francisco have found a way to help these kids adjust to their natural sleep-cycle rhythms while still fulfilling their school responsibilities. The findings are a welcome sign for adolescents with depression, who are more likely than most to report staying up late.

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