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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 10
First page : ( 1802) Last page : ( 1805)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00365.6

Common sleep disorders faced by adolescents

Gokul G.

Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai

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Online published on 2 March, 2017.



To review the common sleep disorders faced by adolescents.


To review the different sleep disorders faced by adolescents and its consequences on them and the society.


Sleep is a vital to the brain and body as during sleep important body functions take place which helps in the normal progression of organ functions. Disturbances in sleep pattern would lead to drastic changes in body and also in social wellbeing. It is found that mostly the adolescents are affected adversely due to lack of sleep due to many reasons. Stress is one of the most important reasons for sleep disorders which is followed by unhealthy diet and environmental factors. Sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, etc are rampant in today's society which not only affects adolescents but also the people concerned with them.


This review is done in order to understand and have a clear view about the sleep disorders faced by adolescents in today's world.


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