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Chronic sleep deprivation and gender-specific risk of depression in adolescents: a prospective population-based study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, June 2018
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Title
Chronic sleep deprivation and gender-specific risk of depression in adolescents: a prospective population-based study
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BMC Public Health, June 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5656-6
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Annalijn I. Conklin, Christopher A. Yao, Christopher G. Richardson

Abstract

Chronic exposure to sleep deprivation may increase the risk of depression in young people who are particularly vulnerable to changes in sleep and mental health. Sleep deprivation and incident depression may also differ by gender. We investigated the prospective association between cumulative sleep deprivation and subsequent levels of depressive symptomatology among adolescents from a gender perspective. A longitudinal study of 3071 young people in the British Columbia Adolescent Substance Use Survey (BASUS) cohort with three sleep time and two depression measures over 12 months (2011-12). Multivariable linear regression models with interaction terms estimated gender-specific associations between self-reported chronic sleep deprivation and changes in depressive symptomatology; post-estimation analysis calculated adjusted mean depression scores for each level of cumulative sleep deprivation. Cumulative sleep deprivation was associated with a monotonic increase in depression scores at follow-up in young women, but no consistent pattern was seen in young men. During follow-up, 15% of young women were chronically sleep deprived and 29% were depressed (CESD ≥24). Young women reporting chronic exposure to sleep deprivation had higher CESD scores at follow-up (21.50 points, [CI95 19.55-23.45]), than those reporting no history (16.59 [15.72-17.45]); that remained after multivariable adjustment (19.48 [17.59-21.38]). Results suggested that chronic sleep deprivation increases the risk of major depression among young women. Mental health promotion for young people should include relevant strategies to ensure young women can achieve recommended amounts of sleep.

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Unknown 143 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 37 26%
Student > Master 17 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 8%
Researcher 8 6%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 5%
Other 19 13%
Unknown 44 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 25 17%
Psychology 22 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 8%
Neuroscience 8 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 3%
Other 22 15%
Unknown 50 35%
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