Our expert says:
Although depression can do this, it is more usual for a sleep disorder to cause this kind of problem. If there is a sleep disorder present, it may also be worsening his depression.
He needs to be referred to a sleep doctor, who will run some tests. If he does, in fact, have a sleep disorder, the chances are very good that it can be fully controlled. So it is very important that you follow this up with the right sort of doctor.
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