It’s Monday. Meaning, sadly, another weekend has come and gone. Some of you are feeling refreshed and ready to take on another work week. The rest of us, well, we can take comfort in the fact that our sleep deprivation isn’t going to make us tenporarily insane anytime soon.
Those who followed the trial of the JetBlue pilot found not guilty by reason of temporary insanity due to sleep deprivation, can rest easy.
Of course, anyone who has suffered from a lack of Z’s can tell you it may make you giddy, more prone to walk into things and there’s the occasional hallucination, but you can usually suppress the religion/terrorism rants. And being wrestled to the ground only happens on the rarest occasions.
But it always makes you feel better hearing it from a sleep expert. So, here you are, an official quote, “Last time I checked, people who pull all-nighters don’t go screaming through the hallways screaming bloody murder at the top of their lungs,” said Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based clinical psychologist and a member of the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
On that note, here’s to a new work week sans histerical sleep-deprived meltdowns.
More on the Story: MSNBC.com
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