Ask Questions, Discuss Approaches & No Clutter
0

According to a review of 61 studies of patients suffering

Open 2 Answers 21 Views
According to a review of 61 studies of patients suffering from severely debilitating depression, a large majority of the patients reported that missing a night's sleep immediately lifted their depression. Yet sleep-deprivation is not used to treat depression even though the conventional treatments, which use drugs and electric shocks, often have serious side effects.
Which of the following, if true, best explains the fact that sleep-deprivation is not used as a treatment for depression?
A. For a small percentage of depressed patients, missing a night's sleep induces a temporary sense of euphoria.
B. Keeping depressed patients awake is more difficult than keeping awake people who are not depressed.
C. Prolonged loss of sleep can lead to temporary impairment of judgment comparable to that induced by consuming several ounces of alcohol.
D. The dramatic shifts in mood connected with sleep and wakefulness have not been traced to particular changes in brain chemistry.
E. Depression returns in full force as soon as the patient sleeps for even a few minutes.

2 Answers

Yes E seems the answer: as it has -ve impacts as well.
answered Jul 8, 2016 by Student (71 points)
teacher.rkvimal
0
E - despite benefit of X , it is not used for treatment, rather Y n Z are used =* there is something super negative about X. option E best explains that.
answered Jul 2, 2016 by Associate (163 points)
Student Speaks

Jyotsna Mehta

Indian School of Business, Co'18

I am very thankful to Gmatxchange and would definitely recommend Gmatxchange mentors to all those students applying for MBA admissions

Your Tentative GMAT Score
Estimate your GMAT score.
700
The scorer helps you to determine your current level within a few questions you solve.Read More
Please log in or register to use the Scoring Feature
Confused about your profile & colleges, Get FREE profile evaluation today from over 10 consultants.
Follow us and get quick prep updates on Facebook
...