| Published: May 03, 2021
A Comparative Study on Sleep Hygiene among Young Adults Amidst the Coronavirus Crisis
Coronavirus pandemic has affected everybody in more than ways one can imagine. Getting a good sleep under stressful conditions is challenging but during a pandemic? It can feel almost impossible some nights. Stress-related insomnia due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic more complicated than typical stress-related sleeplessness. From isolation to home-schooling, there are multiple factors in the lives of young adults that have caused lot of stress and sleep hours to plummet. And this loss of sleep, especially over time, has a harmful effect on overall health. Things like school and gym closures, working from home, social distancing and quarantine has caused a lot of upheaval to the daily routine and sleep patterns and can make it difficult falling asleep and can lead to a vicious cycle of sleeplessness that could eventually lead to insomnia. The purpose of the study is to study sleep hygiene of young adults amidst coronavirus crisis and study gender differences. The sample consisted of 124 (83 females and 41 males) young adults (i.e., age group 18-25) from India. The study was conducted online with the help of Google forms. It was concluded that there are no significant gender differences in sleep hygiene of young adults during coronavirus pandemic.
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© 2021, Sharma K.
Received: March 09, 2021; Revision Received: April 10, 2021; Accepted: May 03, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021