• Biopsychosocial outcomes of poor sleep in adolescents

    9 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    “Sleep is a vital biopsychosocial state, a naturally occurring process necessary for brain activity and body functions, psychological health and behavior, and individual, family and sociocultural norms “. Adolescence, defined as the second decade of life , is a normal transitional period of physical, emotional, and social change. Puberty-mediated changes in sleep include a circadian time shift and phase delay with later sleep and wake times, and longer time to fall asleep.
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