Sleep disturbances predict prospective declines in resident physicians' psychological well-being.

CONCLUSIONS: Sleep quality exerts a significant effect on self-reported resident wellness. Periodic evaluation of sleep quality may alert program leadership and the residents themselves to impending decreases in psychological well-being. PMID: 26202848 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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