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Last Updated: 18 April 2022

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Predictors of sleep paralysis and relationship of sleep paralysis with sleep quality in university students of Islamabad.

Objectives: To determine the prevalence of sleep paralysis among university students and to determine the relationship between sleep paralysis and sleep quality along with other predictive factors leading to sleep paralysis. Methods The National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan, from June to October, 2019, a descriptive cross-sectional study that included adult students of either gender who had suffered at least one episode of sleep paralysis in the previous. Using Google Form, demographic data was collected using Google Form, while experiences of sleep paralysis were reviewed using the Waterloo Unusual Sleep Experience Questionnaire were investigated, and sleep quality was evaluated with the Sleep Condition Indicator. Of the total, 130 patients had experienced sleep paralysis at least once in their lifetime. Sleep deficiency was shown by sleep paralysis in a significant manner. Sleep paralysis and insomnia was a significant predictor of insomnia.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35320223


Risk Factors of Sleep Paralysis in A Population of Polish Students

Background: Sleep paralysis is a transit dissociative condition connected with the REM sleep phase, which affects approximately 23% of the student population during their lifetime. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of SP and its risk factors in the Polish student population. (p = 0. 002, the presence of three or more health issues OR: 1. 36, p = 0. 002, physical activity OR: 1. 31; p = 0. 002; p = 0. 002, a high risk ratio for SP was reported with: the presence of three or more health problems OR: 1. 32; p = 0. 002; p = 0. 002, with a high risk of anxiety as a consistent personality characteristic OR: 1. 34; p = 0. 002; : 1. 36; 0. 02; 0. 002; OD: 1. 20; a e 1. 02; 0. 002; 0. 01; 0. 002; 0. 002; 0. 002; 0. 002; 0. 02; 0; 0. 05; : 1. 20; 0. 05; 3. 6; 0. 002; 1. 20; 0. 002; 0. 002; a 1. 20; 0. 052; 1. 20; p = 0. 05; 1. 24; 1. 20; 1. 48; 0. 05; 1. 01; 1. 2; 0. 02; 0. 051; 1. 48; 1. 28; The results of our study show that a large number of students suffered from isolated sleep paralysis.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/PPR/PPR462422

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