Jul 27, 2017
In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales examine the many aspects of sleep. It’s a state in which we spend a third of our lives, but many of us have poor sleeping habits. In this episode, you will learn about the amount of sleep we need, which varies with age; the effects of not getting enough of it, both on your physical and mental health; and an explanation of proper sleep hygiene and why it’s important. This episode of The Psych Central Show was produced for a Facebook Live event and the video of the podcast recording can be seen here.
[0:39] How much sleep do we need, anyway?
[1:34] The results of insufficient sleep.
[3:04] How insufficient sleep affects our mental health.
[7:12] What sleep deprivation can do to your physical health.
[8:48] What is sleep hygiene and why is it so important?
[16:59] A few words about sleep disorders.