Sleep Deprivation among Adolescents during PandemicJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2021-08-05
Authors : A. Vasavi;
Page : 1018-1019
Keywords : Sleep deprivation; Corona virus; Quality of life and Adolescents;
Sleep deprivation, also known as sleep insufficiency or sleeplessness, is the condition of not having adequate duration and/or quality of sleep to support decent alertness, performance, and health. It can be either chronic or acute and may vary widely in severity. The most common effect of sleep deprivation is drowsiness, tiredness, mood swings, irritability and reduced alertness. Sleep hygiene, counselling, lifestyle and environmental adjustments, medications, and alternative therapies are some of the treatment used to treat sleep deprivation. And some more reasons including changes in sleep pattern and habitual changes can also cause a sleep problems in everyone at once in a life time particularly this situation was faced everyone in the world during the pandemic called Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Where people had more leisure time and also under gone through sleep problems particularly adolescents. Hence this study examines about the sleep deprivation among the adolescents. During pandemic.300 Samples were taken for this study from both Male and female aged between16 to 21. Two scales were used for this study sleep deprivation and quality of life and t - test were also used in this study.
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