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    Sleep Disorders Sleep Disorders are common affecting about one-third of all people. This is more common with people who are physically ill or have psychiatric disorder or learning disability. There are three basic sleep problems that are common in adolescents which are not sleeping well, sleeping too much, and episodes of unusual behavior or experience related to sleep. There are nearly 100 possible causes or types of these sleep problems that are now recognized. One big factor within adolescents is changes in sleep at puberty. Puberty can change the sleep cycle because the biological clock controls the timing of an individual 's sleep-wake cycle undergoes an alteration so night-time shifts to a later time. Some other reasons adolescents are…

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    CBT-I Therapy Analysis

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    sleeping. The behavioral part helps the individual improve on good sleep habits and get rid of routines that keep you from sleeping. Depending on what your sleeping problems are, you may be suggested to use some of the techniques that the CBT-I uses. One of the first techniques is called, stimulus control therapy. This technique helps you get rid of the negative influences that keeps your brain from sleeping. You will be taught to go to sleep and wake up at the same time, to avoid naps, and to…

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    Academic Success

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    Academic Success Proper time management and maintaining a healthy life-style are important factors in achieving academic excellence. The body needs to be at its best to perform better academically. Important ways of keeping a healthy life-style is to get the proper amount of sleep and obtaining a good diet. What you eat can have a positive or negative outcome on test scores, and how much you sleep can also have a positive or negative effect on test scores. Keeping your body healthy and having…

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    BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! I look at my alarm, it’s 7:00AM. I fall out of bed, furiously brushing my teeth, throw some clothes on, and run out the door to catch the bus. This was my routine every morning. Waking up at 6:45 AM, eating breakfast, showering, and then rushing down to the same bus stop, hopefully, to make the 7:42 AM bus. I heavily relied on the bus my freshman and sophomore years of high school. My parents were always preoccupied, getting my younger brother and sister ready for school and…

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    “Every living thing on the surface of the planet has a system to synchronize [itself] with day and night” (Barone 8). Sleep is a natural part of life and most people, at some point in their life, experiences difficulty sleeping. Today, however, sleep disruption is becoming a more prominent issue due to the rising number of electronic devices. Because of the blue light illuminance these devices produce, the brain’s secretion of the sleep-inducing chemical melatonin is disrupted; therefore,…

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    Circadian Clock Essay

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    The Circadian clock which is the 24h day and night cycle is having an effect on the psychological activity of all organisms. These processes involve activities such as the wave pattern of the brain, melatonin, and other biological aspects. Melatonin is a hormone in the brain that helps our body to control the sleep and wake cycles. A small portion of it can be found in some certain food such as meat and fruits. Our internal “clock” in our bodies that controls the sleep and wake cycles can also…

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    Sleep And Insomnia Essay

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    mechanism behind sleep and insomnia is very complex. In order to better this complex mechanism, we first need to understand the two processes that regulate the sleep-wake cycle, the circadian rhythm controls alertness, wakefulness level and it is regulated by the internal biological or circadian clock. Indeed, the circadian clock controls how much melatonin the body makes. Melatonin is a hormone known to trigger sleep. The Melatonin level increases in the mid-to late evening and remains high…

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    Observation 3 Often, a college preparation process can mean acquiring many material things. Generally, how you go about preparing depends on whether a student plan to attend a technical school, community college or a four year university. The supplies needed may change depending on what higher education institution one pursues. When leaving for college, students want any and everything that they can get for their dorm or apartment. Most students don’t look at what is a needed, but more about…

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    Insomnia Research Papers

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    Sleep is something all humans need to survive, yet many suffer from the chronic, life altering enemy, insomnia at some point during their life. According to the Sleep Management Institute, (2010) it has been “estimated 30%-50% of the general population is affected by insomnia, and 10% have chronic insomnia.” It is an unfortunate realization that insomnia affects females more frequently than men, and for those 60 years and older, it can pose an even greater danger to health, and rob the…

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    Quality Of Sleep

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    There is a common saying that, in order to reduce the total amount of time you spend in sleeping, you must increase the quality of sleep (Postawski, 2011). Surprisingly, many people have limited knowledge and beliefs about what sleep is. Most of them do not pay attention as to how it affects health. However, sleep is needed just as the basic needs like food and water. The quality and quantity of sleep affect daily functioning and the general health of an individual. Therefore, any factor that…

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