Sleep Science Friday: COVID-19 Related Sleep Disorders and the Lancet 2020 Round-up
Sleep Science Friday
08 January 2021
Happy new year! It’s the end of the first full week of 2021 grab a drink and end your week with a quick recap of Sleep Science News!
To kick off the new year, we are looking back at 2020. The headliner is none other than COVID-19 and how it effects our sleep even in the absence of a positive test for the virus. As many countries in Europe are gearing up for a continued lockdown or higher restrictions on activitiy, socialisation and movement, we cannot overlook the effects of these measures on other aspects of daily life, including mental health and sleep.
Sleep research in 2020: COVID-19-related sleep disorders
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For Additional reading and recent publications:
On COVID-19 and sleep:
- Altena et al (2020). Dealing with sleep problems during home confinement due to the COVID-19 outbreak: Practical recommendations from a task force of the European CBT-I Academy. J Sleep Res.
- Cellini et al. (2020) Changes in sleep timing and subjective sleep quality during the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy and Belgium: age, gender and working status as modulating factors. Sleep Med.
- Partinen et al. (2020) Sleep and circadian problems during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic: the International COVID‐19 Sleep Study (ICOSS). J Sleep Res.
- Schiza et al. (2020) Sleep Laboratories Reopening and COVID-19: A European Perspective. Eur Respir J.
- Trakada et al. (2020) Sleep During “Lockdown” in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Int J Environ Res Public Health.