Sleep Hygiene Awareness and Sleep Quality in Relation to Sleep Disorder among Adolescents in Malaysia


  • Ashraf E. Mohammed


Enough sleep is crucial for physical and emotional growth of kids and adolescents. It has been noted that there is a progressive decline in bedtime as kids turn into teens, despite the fact that the need for sleep among adolescents does not decrease. Teenagers need for sleep has been estimated as much as 9.2 h per day. Poor sleep has actually been noted to lead to poor diet regimen, excessive weight, stunted growth, psychological health concerns, as well as chemical abuse. Much as the need for sleep is an individual particular, approximately at least 8.3 hrs. of rest per evening is recommended for teens, to avoid excessive daytime drowsiness. High quality sleep is necessary for young professional athletes for making sure much better performance in psychomotor as well as cognitive activities, and for minimizing the chances of creating challenging factors for musculoskeletal discomfort. Detection of sleep disorders in adolescent complaining of sleeplessness is a day-to-day challenge for doctors and clients alike. The purpose of the research study was to investigate the relationship between sleep health recognition and also sleep quality in regard to rest problem amongst teens in Malaysia. The study was a literature based. The research discovered that a boost in the occurrence of difficulty in getting sleep and in too much screen time exposure and marginal increase in physical activity levels. In addition, teens exceeding 2-h everyday display time had 20% higher probabilities of reporting sleep-onset problems, while no association was discovered for physical activity. The study also discovered that a regular every night routine aids the body recognize that it is going to bed; this could consist of taking warm shower or bathroom, checking out a publication, or light stretches. Whenever feasible it is essential for the teens to try to avoid emotionally distressing conversations and activities before attempting to sleep considering that maintaining a routine sleep timetable also on weekends keeps the timing of the body's body clock and also can aid you fall asleep and wake up much more quickly. Based on the finding, the research study concluded that the daily substances that adolescents take, the medicines one takes, how long they sleep in a day and exactly how they choose to invest their nights can considerably influence their quality of sleep. Also a couple of mild adjustments can, in many cases indicate the difference between sound rest as well as a restless evening. Finishing a two-week rest diary can help one understand how their routines impact their sleep. The study suggested that teenagers must reserve no more than eight hrs. for sleep given that the suggested quantity of sleep for a healthy grownup goes to least 7 hrs.

Keywords: Sleep Hygiene, Awareness, Sleep Quality, Sleep Disorder, Adolescents


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How to Cite

Mohammed, A. E. “Sleep Hygiene Awareness and Sleep Quality in Relation to Sleep Disorder Among Adolescents in Malaysia”. Journal of Sociology, Psychology & Religious Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, Mar. 2021, pp. 9-24,