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Testing new approaches to insomnia

Relatively few people who struggle with insomnia get psychological help. An interactive online program under development may offer widespread help to those with sleep problems.

Sleep-deprived teens more likely to be depressed

Lots of young Norwegians fail to get their recommended dose of shuteye. Adolescents with sleep problems are five times as likely to suffer depression as peers who sleep well.

Insomnia jeopardizes physical and mental health

Extensive Norwegian data confirm that insufficient sleep increases future risks of heart attacks, chronic pain and mental problems such as depression.

Teens need more sleep, but don't sleep enough

Adolescents know they should be sleeping more than they do. Teens in a recent study said they sleep two hours less than they feel they should on weekdays.