Circadian dysrhythmia

Other Names:
Disturbed body clock

Circadian rhythms control the sleep-wake cycle, mainly via exposure of the body to light. The circadian clock resets itself once a day, triggered by daylight. In some people, the clock does not reset properly, yielding winter depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Narrower Problems:
Seasonal affective disorder
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
15.07.2019 – 16:44 CEST