delayed sleep phase syndromeA sleep disorder characterised by the inability to fall asleep for several hours after going to bed. Often related to abuse of alcohol or sleeping pills, the condition may respond to bright light therapy administered several hours before bedtime.
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night-owl insomniaDelayed sleep phase syndrome, see there.
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