Early Rising Women Are Less Likely To Develop Depression Than Night Owls

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Life Style On 19th June 2018

Women who wake up early are less likely to develop depression, according to research Published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research.


What Is Depression?

Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act.


According to the World Health Organization (WHO):

Depression is the most common illness worldwide and the leading cause of disability. They estimate that 350 million people are affected by depression, globally.

Depression seems to be more common among women than men.

Symptoms of depression

Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness.

Loss of interest in daily activities

Anger or irritability

Loss of energy

Sleep changes


Appetite or weight changes

Reckless behavior

Lack of sleep

Lack of Sleep May Cause Depression, Anxiety. Researchers in the U.K. have found that difficulty sleeping can cause or worsen depression, anxiety, paranoia, and hallucinations.


Early risers are less likely to develop depression

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, happy and slim, according to new research. A study of more than 32,000 women published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research found that those who would describe themselves as 'early birds' are at a lower risk of the mental illness due to greater exposure to daylight.

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