Researchers believe there is a need for better assessment and treatment of sleep disturbance in adolescents who have been exposed to trauma, reports News Medical.

“This indicates that sleep can be affected by stress, and that the extent of insomnia is cause for concern for these young lives,” confirms Anne Marita Milde, Centre Director at Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, Uni Research Health, and one of the researchers behind the study.

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