Seattle Girls' School

News and happenings in education from the Head of School, Rafael del Castillo

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Bedtimes and the Blues: Evidence in Support of Improving Adolescent Sleep

This study examines the effect of bedtimes set by parents on teen depression. The study reinforces the importance of sleep for adolescent mental health. Suggestions include vigorously treating sleep disturbances in depressed teens and maintaining bedtimes from childhood into adolescence.

Link to Complete Study Overview in Sleep 2010

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