According to a study in theĀ Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. reported by Medical News Today, insomnia and other poor sleep behaviors may indicate a worsening of suicidal thoughts in young adults.

Researchers found that young adults who experienced sleep disturbances were more likely to have suicidal thoughts over the subsequent 3 weeks, compared with young adults who slept well.

Compared with participants who fell asleep and awoke at similar times each day, those who had greater variability in their sleep and wake times – particularly the former – were more likely to have suicidal thoughts 1 and 3 weeks later.

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