The relationship between sleep quality and depressive symptoms in adolescents


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Dağ B., Kutlu F. Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.3, pp.721-727, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1507-14
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.721-727
  • Keywords: Adolescent sleep, circadian rhythm, insufficient sleep, depression, RISK-FACTOR, PSYCHIATRIC-DISORDERS, CHINESE ADOLESCENTS, COLLEGE-STUDENTS, YOUNG-ADULTS, HIGH-SCHOOL, INSOMNIA, DISTURBANCE, PREVALENCE, PATTERNS

Abstract

Background/aim: While poor sleep quality and sleep problems are signs of depression in adolescents, depressive symptoms among this age group further deteriorate sleep quality. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between sleep quality and depressive symptoms in adolescents of 14 to 20 years of age.