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14 June 2011

Teens lose sleep over weight

Sleep duration has a significant association with feelings of external pressure to obtain or maintain a thin body among adolescent girls.

Sleep duration has a significant association with feelings of external pressure to obtain or maintain a thin body among adolescent girls, suggests new research presented at Sleep 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) in the US.

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