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Sleep deprivation may cause depression in adolescents. Gangwisch et al. (2010) Sleep Journal, 33(1); 97-106.

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Sleep deprivation may cause depression in adolescents. Gangwisch et al. (2010) Sleep Journal, 33(1); 97-106.

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Later parent-set bedtimes and correspondingly shorter sleep durations appear to be related to the development of depression in adolescents, a cross-sectional analysis showed. In addition to depression, adolescents with later bedtimes also had a greater risk of having suicidal thoughts.

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