Among older adults, higher rates of depression and sleep problems may be explained in part by higher rates of physical illness. Among women, motherhood .
Most experts agree that adults need seven to nine hours of sleep a night. But even without depression, according to the National Sleep.
In epidemiological samples examining insomnia symptoms and depression, sleep symptoms occurred in 50% to 60% in a sample of young adults aged 21 to 30.
And the symptoms of elderly depression can affect every aspect of your life, impacting your energy, appetite, sleep, and interest in work.