sleep deficit

sleep deficit

a lack of sleep time or a relative lack of one of the stages of sleep as determined by a sleep study.

sleep def·i·cit

(slēp def'i-sit)
A lack of sleep time or a relative lack of one of the stages of sleep as determined by a sleep study.

sleep def·i·cit

(slēp def'i-sit)
Lack of sleep time or a relative lack of one of the stages of sleep as determined by a sleep study.
References in periodicals archive ?
When used with Apple Watch, the new Nap feature helps people address their sleep deficit, improving overall health and wellness.
This is that dreaded weekend where you turn your clocks ahead on Sunday and have a Monday morning sleep deficit to look forward to.
Due to busy schedules, most people suffer from sleep deficit during the week, so an extra hour in bed at the weekend can help them catch up.
While scientists may not agree on the actual number of hours children and adolescents need to sleep each night, they do agree on the fact that a sleep deficit and/ or poor-quality sleep can contribute to emotional, behavioral, and health problems.
They also note that a sleep deficit over time can put you at greater risk for developing depression.
Now, Derk-Jan Dijk and colleagues at the University of Surrey in England report changes in the gene activity of 26 people who had built up a sleep deficit.
The late sleeping pattern of an owl results in a sleep deficit before an early shift causing a kind of social jetlag : The body clock and social clock are not in synch.
A team of researchers at the University of Surrey in England observed changes in the gene activity in 26 people after they built up a sleep deficit over a few weeks' time.
If you don't get that much sleep, those hours missed add up and there is a cumulative sleep deficit.
By reducing their sleep deficit, we had hoped to improve our patients' ability to regulate mood.
This can lull nappers into thinking that they have cured a serious sleep deficit in a brief break.
Sleep deficit can affect the optimal process of the skin's collagen formation.