SLEEP RECOVERY

This happens when a person sleeps more than normal after a period of sleep deprivation, as though in compensation.

SLEEP RECOVERY: "Joe was in sleep recovery after staying awake for nearly 3 days with a sick child."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLEEP RECOVERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sleep-recovery/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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