What is Sleep deprivation?

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Sleep deprivation is a general lack of the necessary amount of sleep. This may occur as a result of sleep disorders, active choice or deliberate inducement such as in interrogation or for torture.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 3 1
Lack of motivation 2 1
Anticipatory anxiety 1 0
Anxious mood 1 0
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 1
Bipolar disorder 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
3
Mild
0
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sleep deprivation

Side effect Patients
Brain fog 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Hallucinations 1
Pain in lower back 1
Recurrent nightmares 1
Seizures 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Sleep deprivation

Dosage Patients
as needed 2
weekly 1

Duration

Currently using Sleep deprivation

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Sleep deprivation

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
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