Types of sleep

There are two main types of sleep: natural and artificial. Naturally called sleep, coming in humans and animals spontaneously, i.e., without any extraneous impact. Artificially called sleep, caused by chemical or physical factors (narcotic sleep, electric, hypnotic) L Natural sleep of an adult person and most animals is characterized by…

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Scientists find a genetic link between insomnia and depression

Depression and   sleep disorders related   – this conclusion was made by researchers from   USA. They found molecular genetic pathways that are involved in   the development of both major depressive disorder and   insomnia as well   also identified one specific gene, which acts as a link between them. Read more about   the work says in   article published at   Science Advances . Behavioral disturbances and sleep disorders are often combined…

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Sleep deprivation

The interest in studying the effects of sleep deprivation (deprivation) is based on evidence that people who have been deprived of sleep for a long time often develop disorders of thinking and perception, similar to those observed in schizophrenia. Full deprivation. After 24–28 hours of complete sleep deprivation, the electrical…

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