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  • Example Of An Extrinsic Sleep Disorder
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    Cynthia Benavides 10-15-01 Sleep Deprivation Sleep deprivation consumes people all over the world on a regular basis. But what causes sleep deprivation What are the consequences of being sleep deprived And how can the poor tormented sleepy people all over the world get a good nights rest Lets explore the exhausted world of sleep deprivation. There are many reasons a person can be sleep deprived. They may not be able to get sleep due to their particular situation or they may have a sleep disorder...
  • Teenage Sleep Deprivation
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    Its seven thirty in the morning, the time that most American high schools begin class. Instead of being chipper and ready to learn, most teenagers, at this time of the morning, can barely remain awake. These puffy eyed pupils are by no means ready to learn. Sixty percent children under 18 reported being sleepy during the day, with another fifteen percent reporting that they had fallen asleep during the school day within the past year (National Sleep Foundation, Dozing). Though adolescents requir...
  • Effect Of Sleep Deprivation On Psychological Variable
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    Are you curious if those all night cram study hours are working? I bet your wondering if they are actually helping or hurting your midterm grade? I'm sure all of us have spent an all night er studying for that Chemistry or Economics exam that you just have to do well on because its 50 percent of your grade. Not only are you studying so hard for that A+, but your mental well-being. We all feel pressured to do well in college for many reasons. For that high paying job were promised if we graduate ...
  • Alien Abduction Stories
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    Aliens, Are They Really Out There Aliens, are they really out there One may ask that question. There are no proofs of any interaction with aliens. So many people report being abducted by aliens is that true So many questions and no little answers. Aliens can be fragments of our imagination, moreover human imagination is very wild. If we elaborate our imagination we can realize the creativity that lives inside each and every individual. From my understanding aliens are a fragment of our imaginati...
  • Multiple Personality Disorder
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    Reaction Paper 1 (Sample Reaction Paper) Ron Gerrard, HWS Psychology Department My paper is based on an article from the text's web site (chapter 9) entitled "Lack of sleep ages body's systems". The basic claim of the article is that sleep deprivation has various harmful effects on the body. The reported effects include decreased ability to metabolize glucose (similar to what occurs in diabetes) and increased levels of cortisol (a stress hormone involved in memory and regulation of blood sugar l...
  • Sleep Deprivation Among Teenagers
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    How Are Your Sleeping Habits American teenagers are getting far less sleep than needed for them in order to function properly. The health, behavior, and academic performance of teenagers are suffering as a result of their sleep deprivation. According to parents reports in the 1999 nationwide survey, Sleep in America, sixty percent of children under the age of eighteen complained of being tired during the school day. Fifteen percent of these children also reported falling asleep during school (pa...
  • Great Many Variables In Sleep Deprivation
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    Dreaming Problems A large epidemic affecting approximately one in two Americans, according to a Gallup survey, is sleeping difficulty. This difficulty can come in one of many different forms. Problems falling asleep, grogginess after sufficient amounts of sleep, or waking suddenly and not being able to fall back asleep are the most common of the problems that occur in Americans. I shall explain in my report, the importance of sleep, differences in types of sleep, the approximate ^3 daily amount^...
  • Sleep Deprivation Among College Students
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    Sleep Deprivation Sleeping is something that is an essential part of human nature and is a must in order for one to be a functional human being. Sleep is an idea that is accompanied by many wives' tales, including the ideas that one needs seven to eight hours of sleep each night and alcohol helps one fall asleep and sleep more soundly. One myth about sleep is that during sleeping, one is in a state of nothingness. In truth, however, it has been discovered that during sleep the brain is active, v...
  • Five Hours Of Sleep A Night
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    Sleep deprivation has become a major problem with Americans. Over 100 million Americans today suffer from lack of sleep. This has been an ongoing problem throughout the centuries. People owe their bodies sleep and scientist are calling it a "Sleep debt". An average American owes their body at least thirty hours of sleep. This lack of sleep is as hazardous as drunk driving. One man caught sleep deprivation at it's best. He pushed himself to the limits as much as possible. One day he went thirty h...
  • Sleep Deprivation
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    Man was placed on the earth with the instincts to survive in the world in which they live. One of these instincts was to rest everyday for a period of time while the sun was down. In today's busy lifestyle, the days just do not seem long enough to get everything done. Receiving the correct amount of sleep is important to being healthy and to live safely, yet many people do not know this and therefore cause themselves to become sleep deprived without knowing the severity of it. The American socie...
  • Important Cause Of Prolonged Sleep
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    Do you suffer from sleep deprivation? Most teenagers need 8-12 hours of sleep. Lack of sleep can cause delayed reactions or even learning disorders. Prolonged loss of sleep occurs for physical and mental reasons and has harmful physical and mental effects to the human body. Prolonged sleep is caused by many different functions of the body. An important cause of prolonged sleep is a teenagers biological phase-delay or a tendency to fall asleep and wake up at different times. Changes that occur at...

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