Sleep disorders are very common in young adults

Takeaway

  • In this cross-sectional observational study, sleep disorders were very common in young adults. Earlier identification and treatment of these disorders may translate into improved quality of life and long-lasting health benefits.

Why this matters

    Young adulthood is a critical time for health and establishing lifetime health-related behaviors, including healthy sleep patterns. This study improves our knowledge of common sleep disorders in young adults and suggests that healthcare professionals should take this into account when treating young adults.