Q&A: Is there a wrong way—or time—to nap?

I am retired, and although I generally enjoy less hectic days now, I keep busy. Part of my routine includes trying to squeeze in a nap on most afternoons. My wife tells me that I'm doing it wrong because I often wake up groggy. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to find a balance with shift work, sleep and mental health

Many shift workers work outside of the typical 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. traditional daytime working hours. Nontraditional shiftwork can include working rotational shifts, fixed night shifts, or extended days. According to data from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological distress increased with night, rotating shift work

Uncertainty in work schedules is associated with serious psychological distress among workers aged 18 to 64 years, according to an April data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National ...

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