June 18, 2018

Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

Do sleep-wake preferences influence our risk of depression? A new study confirms that they do, and “morning people” are on the winning side. People’s chronotypes — that is, their sleep and waking preferences — could affect their well-being, studies have shown. Whether we are early birds (early sleepers and risers) or night owls (late sleepers and risers) may affect our chance of developing mental health issues such as depression. Researchers