Sleep restriction worsens mood and emotion regulation in adolescents.

  title={Sleep restriction worsens mood and emotion regulation in adolescents.},
  author={Katherine T Baum and Anjali Desai and Julie Field and Lauren E Miller and Joseph R. Rausch and Dean W. Beebe},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={55 2},
BACKGROUND The relationship between inadequate sleep and mood has been well-established in adults and is supported primarily by correlational data in younger populations. Given that adolescents often experience shortened sleep on school nights, we sought to better understand the effect of experimentally induced chronic sleep restriction on adolescents' mood and mood regulation. METHODS Fifty healthy adolescents, ages 14-17, completed a 3-week sleep manipulation protocol involving a baseline… CONTINUE READING