International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology

International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology
Open Access

ISSN: 2469-9837

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Noara Alhusseini

Dr, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Research Article   
    The Effects of Sleep on the Academic Performance and Psychological Distress among Medical Students in Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Noara Alhusseini* and Majed Ramadan

    Introduction: Sufficient sleep is an essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle. Sleep deprivation is prevalent in the general population due to prolonged work hours, obesity, and increased internet action. However, sleep deprivation is not limited to the general population as medical students are also affected. Sleep deprivation leads to severe consequences such as reduced cognitive function, gastrointestinal diseases, systemic inflammation, and depression. Purpose: This study aims to identify and understand the correlation between quality of sleep, academic and psychological distress among medical students. Methods: A cross-sectional study among Alfaisal University undergraduate medical students was conducted, and an online survey was distributed via the university email system. The sociodemographic.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2469-9837.22.10.299

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