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Subjective mood is influenced by sleep-related and circadian processes in a forced desynchrony protocol with severe sleep restriction

Aims: Studies show subjective mood declines when sleep is severely restricted to 4-5hper night. In addition, mood follows a circadian rhythm such that subjective mood is lowest around the circadian nadir. These findings are important for shiftworkers who often report severe sleep restriction and are subject to circadian disruption. The current study aims to examine the effect of prior wake and circadian phase on subjective mood when sleep is severely restricted to the equivalent of 4h of sleep opportunity per 24-h day.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Start Page

7

End Page

11

Number of Pages

5

Start Date

01/01/2010

Location

University of South Australia, Adelaide

Publisher

Australasian Chronobiology Society

Place of Publication

Adelaide, SA

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Centre for Sleep Research; Meeting; Robinson Institute;

Era Eligible

Yes

Name of Conference

Australasian Chronobiology Society. Meeting

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