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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Early Risers Less Likely To Develop Mental Health Problems

By: Hannah Devlin
The Guardian

People who are naturally early risers are less likely to develop mental health problems than “night owls”, according to scientists.

A large-scale genetics study found being biologically programmed to wake up early is linked to greater happiness and a lower risk of schizophrenia and depression.

The scientists behind the work said evening types may be at greater risk from the mental toll of having to fight their natural body clock due to most schools and workplaces starting early.

Read more at The Guardian.