Insomnia Related to Stress and Anxiety in Adolescence

Insomnia related to Stress and Anxiety in Adolescence


  • Mashal Khan University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Maria Aslam University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Alveena Naqvi University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Hooria Baloch University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Aiman Rafique University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sabahat Bukhari University Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



Insomnia, Stress, Anxiety, Adolescence, Behavior, Emotional


Insomnia, anxiety, and sadness are all linked in adolescence, according to the research. Anxiety and depression disorders are common and are linked with undesirable consequences. Objective: To better understand the interconnection between sleeplessness, anxiety disorders, and major depression in a community-based sample of adolescents. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted at The University of Lahore, Lahore, during 4 months. A pre-tested questionnaire was used to collect data from 100 students through convenient sapling technique. SPSS version 21.0 was used to store and analyze the data. Results: The results revealed that insomnia is not common in mostly students but they have sleep issue due to exam disturbance and their diet. Late night phone usage is also a major cause in this study. Many students are worried about their current life situation and mostly have snore and choking issues due to worries. In general, the link between sleeplessness and depression was stronger and more constant in patients with serious depression than in those with depression symptoms. Conclusion: Adolescent insomnia has a significant impact on future health and functioning, and it is thought to cause and perpetuate a variety of emotional and behavioral issues, notably anxiety and sadness


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DOI: 10.54393/df.v4i01.65
Published: 2023-06-30

How to Cite

Khan, M. ., Aslam, M. ., Naqvi, A. ., Baloch, H. ., Rafique, A. ., & Bukhari, S. . (2023). Insomnia Related to Stress and Anxiety in Adolescence: Insomnia related to Stress and Anxiety in Adolescence. DIET FACTOR (Journal of Nutritional and Food Sciences), 4(01), 13–16.



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