Hypersomnia in major depressive disorders

Michael J. Garvey, Dan M Mungas, Gary D. Tollefson

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Hypersomnia was experienced by 17 of 102 patients with major depressive disorder. Comparisons between hypersomnic and non-hypersomnic depressives demonstrated significant associations between hypersomnia and increased appetite, weight gain, agitation, headaches, depression in a first-degree relative, and earlier age of illness onset.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-286
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1984


  • Hypersomnia
  • Major depressive disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychology(all)


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