Teens need about 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night to function best. Most teens do not get enough sleep — one study found that only 15% reported sleeping 8.
Regularly not getting enough sleep leads to chronic sleep deprivation. This can have dramatic effects on a teenager's life, impacting their.
Learn what happens when teenagers don't get enough sleep. Child Mind Institute links sleep deprivation to moodiness, risky behavior and injuries.
Johns Hopkins experts share how much sleep is enough — and practical ways to guard against sleep deprivation in teens.
The natural sleep pattern of a teenager often doesn't align with the schedule they are forced to keep, resulting in a lack of sleep that can.