Kathy Sexton-Radek1*, Erica Baxter2 , Brittany Burkes2 , Azalea Di Nardi2 and Taylor Levitt2
1Department of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Elmhurst University, USA 2Department of Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, National Louis University, USAFulltext PDF
The psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic is presented. Results from studies conducted from diverse geographical regions present the escalation of symptomology in patient with mental health diagnoses and the new onset of disturbance with first responders. The importance of including the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disturbance is identified. A public health concern for substantive, significant interventions to the COVID-19 pandemic will increase in viability with the inclusion of sleep health considerations.
Sleep health; Sleep quality; Sleep hygiene; Covid-19; Covid; Corona Virus; Coronavirus disease 2019
Sexton-Radek K, Baxter E, Burkes B, Di Nardi A, Levitt T. Sleep Health: A Prominent Public Health Concern in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic. Am J Med Public Health. 2020; 1(2): 1008..