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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Disorders of the circadian rhythm

Disorders of the circadian rhythm of sleep develop during desynchronization between the inner “sleep-wakeful” cycle and the outer day-night cycle. As a rule, patients suffer from insomnia and / or PDS, which are resolved as the internal circadian rhythms self-rearrange. The diagnosis is established clinically. Treatment depends on the etiology…

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Sleeping Pills

Sleeping pills – this is a short name for a fairly large and very heterogeneous group of drugs that contribute to the onset and maintenance of sleep of sufficient duration and depth. The full name of this group of drugs is hypnotics. Currently, there is a wide range of drugs…

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