Circadian Sleep Disorders

There are six circadian sleep disorders in total. Four of those are Chronic and two are Transient.

Chronic Sleep Disorders:

Chronic sleep disorders are due to internal “wiring” in the brain.

  1. delayed sleep-phase
  2. non-24-hour
  3. advanced sleep-phase
  4. irregular

Transient Sleep Disorders:

Transient sleep results from external changes in schedule.

  1. shift work disorder
  2. jet lag

 

There are six circadian sleep disorders in total. Four of those are Chronic and two are Transient.

Chronic Sleep Disorders:

Chronic sleep disorders are due to internal “wiring” in the brain.

  1. delayed sleep-phase
  2. non-24-hour
  3. advanced sleep-phase
  4. irregular

Transient Sleep Disorders:

Transient sleep results from external changes in schedule.

  1. shift work disorder
  2. jet lag
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