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Dr. Mona Alfadeel *, Bayan AlBanna, Joud Al-Kayed, Kholoud Abdel-Hadi, Raneem Al-Manthour, Alanood Alshalwah, Fatima Al-Omran, Aeshah Alrasheedi, Norah ِAljurays, Khalid Aloudah, Zahra Alshehab,Bashaer Khormi


Almost everyone experiences some form of short-term insomnia in his or her life. Insomnia occurs in one-third of the general population (Einas Al-Eisa, 2013) Teens have a harder time falling asleep. Sometimes this delay in the sleep-wake cycle is so severe that it affects a person's daily activities. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling asleep, is a literal meaning of total lack of sleep, in clinical and practical terms insomnia has come to refer to a difficulty in initiating and/or maintaining sleep, or non-restorative, non-refreshing sleep. Insomnia is traditionally viewed and treated as a symptom rather than a disease. It is difficult to define what normal sleep is because everyone is different. Your age, lifestyle, environment and diet all play a part in influencing the amount of sleep you need. Women are more likely to experience insomnia than men and it is affect all age groups. Adequate sleep for adolescents is extremely important for their biological and psychological health, short sleep duration will lead to negative effects on adolescent daily life. Research shows that teens need at least 8½ hours of sleep a night. ( Rupal Christine Gupta, MD) Studies have found that many teens have trouble falling asleep.( Rupal Christine Gupta, MD) . Students who report insomnia, inadequate sleep, irregular sleep patterns and or poor sleep quality do not perform as well in school as others (James F. Pagel). Better school performance is associated with more time in bed, better sleep quality, fewer nighttimes, less napping and less difference between weekday and weekend sleep times. Most studies have focused on management of clinical insomnia among the middle- aged and elderly, In this research we will See how social and electronic and others factors will impact on insomnia in high secondary schools. in order to know more about insomnia we designed flowing questions: What relationship between insomnia and academic achievements? What relationship of insomnia and use of electronics? How the insomnia effective in body weight? What factors increasing insomnia? What actions taken by those with insomnia? Problems which might have in this research are small sample size, ambiguity of insomnia definition, the cross sectional design and possible technical obstacles such as how to approach the students.


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