Increased risk of suicide in insomnia

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Increased risk of suicide in insomnia

There is a connection between insomnia and the strength of suicidal thoughts, according to recent research published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

Incorrect image of own sleep and nightmares

It has been found that an unrealistic picture of sleep along with having many nightmares is related to a higher intensity of suicidal thoughts. “It appears that insomnia can lead to a very specific form of hopelessness and that in itself is already a good indicator of suicidal thoughts. It is therefore extra important to investigate sleep habits of depressed persons. “, Says researcher Dr. W. Vaughn McCall

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