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Title: Efficacy of Sleep Promotion Program on Sleep Hygiene Practices Sleep Quality and Daytime Functioning in Adolescents in Selected Schools
Researcher: John, Bindu
Guide(s): Shetty, Sumanth
Keywords: Sleep, Adolescents, Sleep problems, Daytime sleepiness, Randomized controlled trial, Intervention
University: Nitte University
Completed Date: 2016
Abstract: newlineINTRODUCTION newlineAdolescent period is characterized by dynamic and specific changes in newlinephysiological, cognitive, emotional and affective functioning, where sleep plays an newlineimportant role. Sleep is essential for the adolescent for the optimal physical and newlinemental functioning during the time of brain maturation when pubertal transition newlineoccurs in adolescents development. Getting less than adequate sleep can affect newlineadolescent physical growth and cognitive functioning, including abstract thinking, newlineand creative processing, as well as the emotional and affective regulations. It is newlinerecommended that an adolescent need an average of 8.5 - 9.25 hours of sleep/ newlinenight. However, many adolescents are sleep deprived, both in quantity and quality, newlineand nearly one-fourth of adolescents sleep for less than 6 hours per night. newlineOBJECTIVES newlineThe objectives of the study were: 1) To determine the sleep hygiene practices, newlinesleep quality, daytime functioning and sleep-related variables among adolescents newline2) To evaluate the effectiveness of the sleep promotion program (SPP) on sleep newlinehygiene practices, sleep quality and daytime functioning among adolescents 3) To newlinedetermine the relationship between sleep hygiene practices, sleep quality and newlinedaytime functioning 4) To identify the association of sleep hygiene practices, sleep newlinequality and daytime functioning with specific socio-demographic and sleep-related newlinevariables. newlineMETHODOLOGY newlineThe study used a quantitative research approach, with an experimental study newlinedesign using a two-arm, parallel, cluster randomized controlled trial design. A newlineprobability sampling method using multistage, proportionate stratified random newlinesampling was adopted, with gender as stratification criteria. The study was newlineconducted in six schools of Mangalore, Karnataka district, India. The adolescents newlinewere studying in various schools at Mangalore and were aged from 11-17 years. All newlinefemale and male healthy adolescents who can comprehend English language and newlinecurrently studying in schools from grade VI to XII were included in the st
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