Shift Work Disorder Resource Center

Welcome to the Shift Work Disorder Resource Center, where you will find useful information to help you understand and better manage your sleep disorder. Working long hours and/or working irregular shifts can disrupt your sleep-wake cycle and cause a condition called shift work sleep disorder (SWSD). Chronic sleepiness often has a negative impact on overall health and well-being, so it is important for people with SWSD to learn how to manage the condition.

The information provided in this Resource Center is designed to help shift workers get enough sleep to maintain good health. It includes the following features:

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Published: 15 Apr 2009

Last Modified: 26 Feb 2015