World Health Day: If you want to fix depression, make sleep health a vital sign

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If you really want to fix depression, start with making sleep health a vital sign

Sources:

“Sleep disorders as core symptoms of depression.” Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, September 2008.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3181883/ Accessed April 6, 2017.

Sleep and mental health.” Harvard Mental Health Letter, July 2009. http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/Sleep-and-mental-health Accessed April 6, 2017.

“Sleep as a vital sign: why medical practitioners need to routinely ask their patients about sleep.” Sleep Health, November 9, 2016. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5102393/ Accessed April 6, 2017.

Further reading:

The Sixth Vital Sign.” Psychology Today, March 30, 2012.
WHO: World Health Day, April 2, 2017.” World Health Organization

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