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Hypersomnia, also known as hypersomnolence, refers to a condition of excessive sleepiness, which inhibits the ability of an individual to participate in everyday activities as normal. The symptoms most commonly present during adolescence or early adulthood, although an individual can develop symptoms of hypersomnia at any age.
Pediatric psychologist shares 11 warning signs of childhood depression

Pediatric psychologist shares 11 warning signs of childhood depression

New guide provides evidence-based overview of key sleep challenges faced by women

New guide provides evidence-based overview of key sleep challenges faced by women

Study evaluates rate of depression in mothers based on different onset times

Study evaluates rate of depression in mothers based on different onset times

Bern study sheds light on the brain mechanism of arousal

Bern study sheds light on the brain mechanism of arousal

Reducing depression to a checklist of symptoms may not be useful, new research reveals

Reducing depression to a checklist of symptoms may not be useful, new research reveals

Aerobic exercise can help reduce excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed people

Aerobic exercise can help reduce excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed people

NTNU researchers find link between sleep disorders and psychiatric problems in young children

NTNU researchers find link between sleep disorders and psychiatric problems in young children

New Johns Hopkins mobile app educates care providers on improving sleep, overall health of patients

New Johns Hopkins mobile app educates care providers on improving sleep, overall health of patients

Atypical features common in bipolar disorder subtypes, associated with therapy

Atypical features common in bipolar disorder subtypes, associated with therapy

Targeting symptoms, rather than disorders, might help reduce work impact of mental health issues

Targeting symptoms, rather than disorders, might help reduce work impact of mental health issues

FDA approves Brintellix drug to treat depressive disorder in adults

FDA approves Brintellix drug to treat depressive disorder in adults

People with narcolepsy have increased number of neurons that produce histamine

People with narcolepsy have increased number of neurons that produce histamine

Bipolarity common in major depressive episode patients

Bipolarity common in major depressive episode patients

Somnogen induces sleep in patients with primary hypersomnia

Somnogen induces sleep in patients with primary hypersomnia

Eisai receives FDA approval for Fycompa to treat partial onset seizures

Eisai receives FDA approval for Fycompa to treat partial onset seizures

MDD with subthreshold hypomania ‘should be merged with bipolar II’

MDD with subthreshold hypomania ‘should be merged with bipolar II’

MDD with subthreshold hypomania ‘should be merged with bipolar II’

MDD with subthreshold hypomania ‘should be merged with bipolar II’

Teva, IVAX receive FDA approval for generic Lexapro to treat depression and GAD

Teva, IVAX receive FDA approval for generic Lexapro to treat depression and GAD

PGxHealth receives FDA approval for Viibryd tablets to treat major depressive disorder

PGxHealth receives FDA approval for Viibryd tablets to treat major depressive disorder

Researchers examine socio-economic consequences of hypersomnia

Researchers examine socio-economic consequences of hypersomnia