Sleep Disorder in COVID-19 Pandemic






COVID-19, Lockdown, Sleep disorder.

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  • Jitendra Kumar Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Suhail A. Azmi Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Mohammed Reyazuddin Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Pradeep K. Naik Department of Psychiatry, PRM Medical College, Baripada, Odisha, India
  • Faisal Shaan Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India


COVID-19 has impacted sleep-health in various ways. There has been a substantial increase in the number of patients or subjects with sleep issues, with majority reporting delayed onset, fragmented and/or poor-quality sleep. Sleep is a restorative process; is very crucial to body’s response to anything that’s foreign and serves as a repairing phase of our system. Sleep is generated by our brain; it is of the brain and most importantly for the brain. The universal lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic has created many sleep related mental issues.

How to Cite

Kumar, J. ., Azmi, S. A., Reyazuddin, M. ., Naik, P. K. ., & Shaan, F. . (2022). Sleep Disorder in COVID-19 Pandemic. Indian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 25(01), 54–59.


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