Sleep’s Impact on Mental Health: Why a Good Night’s Sleep Might Be More Important Than You Think

Not getting adequate sleep can take a toll on one’s mental health. Lack of sleep affects one’s psychological and mental well-being. Those with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to develop insomnia and other sleep disorders. Those without any previous mental illness can develop mental disorders without enough sleep. But, there’s a way out. Sleep hygiene and other daily practices can foster good sleeping habits.