College students can be seriously affected by insomnia, though it’s more common for this demographic to suffer from sleep deprivation, reports ThePittNews.
“Those are two very different things,” Franzen said. “Sleep deprivation [is when] you’re not getting enough sleep, but you could if you just tried. Insomnia [is when] you have an adequate sleep opportunity — you just don’t get enough sleep.”
After so many years of battling insomnia, Shaw said she is tired of having restless nights.