Insufficient sleep in adolescents: causes and consequences.

  title={Insufficient sleep in adolescents: causes and consequences.},
  author={Judith A. Owens and Miriam R Weiss},
  journal={Minerva pediatrica},
  volume={69 4},
Insufficient sleep poses an important and complicated set of health risks in the adolescent population. Not only is deficient sleep (defined as both sleep duration inadequate to meet sleep needs and sleep timing misaligned with the body's circadian rhythms) at epidemic levels in this population, but the contributing factors are both complex and numerous and… CONTINUE READING