The gendered nature of adolescent sleep disturbance (Vallido, 2009)

‘Adolescent girls often report higher levels of sleep disturbance and daytime fatigue than boys’ (Vallido, Jackson & O’Brien, 2009, p. 7). This study explored why adolescent females have such disturbed sleep, by analysing research literature on the topic. Key findings from relevant studies: Adolescents need about 9 hours sleep a…
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