The role of the parent is key in ensuring adolescents have sufficient sleep duration

Takeaway

  • Adolescents need to have enough sleep to maintain good mental health and parents should take an active role in ensuring enough sleep is obtained by setting strict bedtime rules.

Why this matters

    Lack of sleep is common in adolescents and impacts on their mental wellbeing and energy levels. This study further identifies the important role of the parents in ensuring adequate sleep duration.