Fear memory is consolidated during sleep through a neural mechanism that if disrupted leads to dysregulated fear as happens in anxiety disorders
DOES SLEEP LOSS LEAD TO SOCIAL ISOLATION?
Sleep loss promotes social withdrawal, thereby increasing isolation and loneliness.
DOES SLEEP DEPRIVATION INCREASE ANXIETY?
Sleep deprivation increases anxiety, especially after more than 72 hours of no sleep.
DOES SLEEP DEPRIVATION AFFECT SOCIAL INTERACTIONS?
Sleep deprived individuals temporarily loose the ability to accurately recognize emotions on faces and even perceive certain facial expressions as negative.