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Burgard and Ailshire find family relations impact sleep

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Family matters when it comes to a good night's sleep" - Medical Xpress. 05/31/2012.

This piece looks at the work of Sarah Burgard and Jennifer Ailshire on the role of social situations and family relations in sleep patterns. They found that sleep problems were more common in people who had a lot of contact with their family and had difficult family relationships. Their study was published in the May 2012 issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Researchers:

Sarah Burgard

More Media Coverage:

Medical Daily. Blame Your Family for that Poor Night of Sleep. 05/31/2012.

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