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Poor sleep quality increases the risk for both suicidal thinking and suicide attempts, say a new study. Comments please

Asked by iqbal ahmed, 20 May '09 07:31 pm
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Poor sleep quality increases the risk for both suicidal thinking and suicide attempts, say a new study.

Researchers at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of Warsaw in Poland analyzed data from a U.S. national survey of more than 5,000 people in the general population. Almost 3% of the respondents reported having suicidal thinking and about one in 200 had actually attempted suicide. Of those who reported suicidal thinking or behavior, about one third also reported having problems with sleep during the prior year.

Those who reported sleep problems were 7.5 times more likely to have attempted suicide, 9.1 times more likely to have planned suicide and 5.1 times more likely to have had suicidal thoughts.

The more sleep-related complaints the respondents had - such as difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep and awakening too early - the more their risks for suicidal thoughts, plans and attempts increased.

The researchers speculated that poor s ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 20 May '09 07:49 pm

 
  
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May be it is right, as it is given after some studies.
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 20 May '09 07:35 pm

 
  
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True :)
Answered by conviction, 21 May '09 04:45 pm

 
  
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This is news for me lsleeeplessness is due to tendion or BP i thought let me find more information on this
Answered by Dinesh C S, 21 May '09 03:52 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by jameel ahmed, 21 May '09 08:38 pm

 
  
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