International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Experimental Result Paper | Neurology | Indonesia | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023 | Rating: 5.3 / 10

The Impact of Abies Alba Essential Oil on Sleep Quality of Medical Students in Faculty of Medicine UPN Veteran Jakarta

Evita Rizky Amelia | Arman Yurisaldi Saleh | Riezky Valentina Astari | Fajriati Zulfa

Abstract: Background: Sleep is one of the basic needs that humans need. As medical students, there were at risk for experiencing sleep disturbances due to the demands of high academic assignments. Insufficient sleep can cause fatigue, impaired attention and impaired concentration, if it occurs continuously it can result in decreased memory and cognitive abilities. One method to improve sleep quality is to use essential oils. So far there has been no research discussing the effects of using Abies alba essential oil on sleep quality. Aim: This study aims to determine the effect of Abies alba essential oil on the sleep quality of students at the faculty of medicine students Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta. Methodology: The sample for this study was medical students from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta Faculty of Medicine class of 2018. This study used a quasi-experimental analytic design with randomized pretest and posttest control. This study used the validated Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index questionnaire. Sampling of 36 respondents was carried out by purposive sampling method. Result and Conclusion: This study proves that there are differences in sleep quality in the pre-test and post-test groups in the entire group (p <0.05), but there is no significant difference in sleep quality between the control and experimental groups (p> 0.05) in students of the Faculty of Medicine UPN Veteran Jakarta class of 2018.

Keywords: Abies alba, Essential Oil, PSQI, Sleep Quality, Medical Student

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,

Pages: 948 - 951

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