Adolescent sleep danger

November 2005
Therapy Today;Nov2005, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p15
The article reports on a finding on adolescents' suicidal behavior. Those who do not get enough sleep may be more likely to have suicidal thoughts and to attempt suicide than their more well-rested teenagers. These findings highlight the potential role of sleep intervention in the prevention of adolescent suicide, says study author Dr. Xianchen Liu of Arizona State University's Prevention Research Center and Shandong University School of Public Health.


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