Sleep Deprivation & Circadian Rhythm Disorders

Sleep deprivation is the condition of not having enough sleep. The levels of sleep deprivation can vary, being either chronic or acute. Causes of sleep deprivation include depressed mood, lack of motivation, fatigue, irritability etc. There are some treatment technique such as Relaxation techniques, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Stimulation control and medications.

Circadian rhythm disorders are disruptions in a person’s circadian rhythm (internal body clock) that regulates the (approximately) 24-hour cycle of biological processes. Common circadian rhythm disorders are Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder, Jet Lag, Shift Work Disorder, Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder etc.

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Stimulation control
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Shift Work Disorder
  • Jet Lag