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Warning! Sleep stages in Depression and Old age - recapitolation

Hey guys!
I just want to make a clear statement about sleep stages in depression an old ages, since it is asked in many questions.

Depression: decreased REM latency, decreased Delta sleep NREM (3-4), increased REM sleep (as a percentage) of the whole;

Old age: decreased REM, decreased NREM 3-4, increassed NREM 1-2 as a percentage.

do u agree??
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