A Study on Quality and Quantity of Sleep Disturbances Associated with their Quality of Life in Psychiatric Patients
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

A Study on Quality and Quantity of Sleep Disturbances Associated with their Quality of Life in Psychiatric Patients

Lashkar Pravalika, Banoth Anilkumar, Ravi Chander Thatipelli

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said sleep disturbances at present affects 5-10 % of general population in India. 5 % Indians aged 50 years and above suffering from sleep problems. Mostly sleep problems are insomnia. A prospective and observational study was conducted, in this study 300 psychiatry patients were examined lively for sleep disturbances and quality of life among them 60 % are male and 40 % are female cases. Patients divided into three categories based on adult age parameter 25-35 years, 36-45 years and 46-55 years, patients and randomly collected psychiatry disorders cases with an history of 1-15 years duration. Mostly patients present with the symptoms of insomnia (36 %), loss of appetite (9 %), depression and hallucinations (15 %). Sleep disturbances are seen in 25 -55 years patients, whos scoring based on sleep revolution questionnaires score. Maximum sleep disturbances are seen in 25-35 age groups and majorly seen in males compared to females. Major reason for sleep disturbances and quality of life impairment is due to backward life and social, environment and occupational history. The current study highlights the importance of sleep in psychiatric disorder patients in adult age groups. Based on our study insomnia should be addressed in psychiatry disorder patients, including its long term impact on health and quality of life.

Keywords: Sleep quality and quantity, sleep revolution questionnaires scoring, quality of life

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

Pages: 548 - 553

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Lashkar Pravalika, Banoth Anilkumar, Ravi Chander Thatipelli, "A Study on Quality and Quantity of Sleep Disturbances Associated with their Quality of Life in Psychiatric Patients", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20203289, Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019, 548 - 553

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