What is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)

June 6, 2018

Delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) is a condition in which someone’s sleep is delayed by 2 or more hours beyond the regular acceptable or conventional bedtime. This delay in falling asleep produces challenges when waking up at the desired moment. For instance, rather than falling asleep at 10:00 p.m. and waking at 6:30 a.m., a youngster with DSPS will fall asleep well after midnight and have great trouble getting up…