By Mayo Clinic Staff
Delayed sleep phase is an internal sleep clock (circadian rhythm) sleep disorder in which your sleep pattern is delayed two hours or more from a normal sleep pattern, causing you to go to sleep later and wake up later.
July 16, 2014
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