When the Body's Clock Goes Awry, Mood Disorders Could Follow

When the Body's Clock Goes Awry, Mood Disorders Could Follow

Our bodies are made up of clocks that keep time with the rotation of our planet — and when these clocks are thrown out of whack, it does more than disrupt sleep. Now, a new study from the United Kingdom adds more evidence that disrupting your body's clock may also be linked to mood disorders. The study — which is the largest on this topic done to date with more than 90,000 participants — found that disruptions to the body's clocks were associated with a higher risk for mental health conditions, including depression and bipolar disorder. However, the researchers cautioned...

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