Sleep pattern in early lives can impact adolescent psychological behavior



Traditionally sleep was considered as a dormant state of mind and body. Thanks to the new era of mind research, that indicated an entirely new world of complex thought processes, tremendous off-screen sensations happening while we are asleep.

Scientists have emphasized that the subconscious mind gears up while the awakened mind takes back seat as we indulge in this act of resting. This so-called state of repose is an intersection point of emotions and thoughts that eventually grooms the mental wellbeing with multiple attributes such as intuition power, mindfulness, emotional stability, to name a few.  

Baby’s Biological Sleep Significance:

Sleep and wake cycle have a profound effect on the fine motor development of babies as shown by researchers. Taking a step ahead, childhood sleep patterns can also forecast the onset of mood disorders in adolescence, as pointed by Dr. Isabel Morales-Muñoz of School of Psychology, University of Birmingham. Furthermore, this can converge to issues such as psychosis or Bipolar disorders in independent pathways.

Infants aged 6 months till 5.8 years toddlers with interrupted sleep, developed psychosis or BPD during teenage. NEVERTHELESS, late night sleep timing proved to be equally provocative for mood disorders in later ages.


Hence, hindrance in the baby’s biological sleep slowly poisons the subconscious programming machinery, only to cast negative repercussions in later years of life.

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