Sleep During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Date: 19 March 2021
Topic: Sleep and Sleep Disturbances during the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Can Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Tell Us? A European Perspective.
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Dieter Riemann


  • The impact of COVID-19 on sleep and circadian problems: overview and how to study it Prof. Markku Partinen, Finland
  • Covid-19 pandemic and sleep complaints and hypnotic intake in France Prof. Damien Leger, France

  • Covid-19 lockdown in Italy: impact on sleep patterns, sense of time and digital media use Dr. Nicola Cellini, Italy

  • Pandemic nightmares: Effects on dream activity of the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy Dr. Valentina Alfonsi, Italy

  • How to deal with sleep problems during the Covid-19 pandemic: recommendations from a European taskforce – Dr. Ellemarije Altena, France