page contents Is Sleep Deprivation Your Badge of Honor? - The Insomnia Blog - Sleep Doctor Michael Breus, PhD

Official Website

  • Official Website
    Visit Dr. Breus's official website for more information about sleep and Dr. Breus

About Dr. Breus

  • Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., a Clinical Psychologist with a specialty in Sleep Disorders, is one of only 163 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction.

    Dr. Breus is dedicated to informing the public and healthcare communities about sleep disorders and “disordered sleep” in a sleep-deprived society.

Books, Video and Products

Follow Dr. Breus on Twitter

Subscribe to future blog posts

  • Get this blog sent to your inbox by entering your name and e-mail address:


« Tim Russert, Coronary Artery Disease, and Sleep | Main | There Could Be Something in the Air… »

June 27, 2008


Yes, it is a badge of honor. At what expense? Perhaps the fact that your brain cells will slowly die due to exhaustion, increased chance of memory loss, and the fact that your reflexes will be sluggish.

I am not demeaning the occupations that require you to be forced of sleep. But perhaps companies that hire these professionals should look into their health and safety standards.

A good article about the bad effects of sleep deprivation could be found here:

The comments to this entry are closed.

NEW! Sleep Better with Sleep Shield

Sign Up for Dr. Breus' Newsletter

  • Sign up for Dr. Breus' Newsletter and get a FREE SLEEP STARTER KIT --soothing audio you can download today for a better sleep tonight:

You Can Also Find Me Here

  • Insomnia Blog Video on YouTube