Review Article
Volume 12 Issue 11 - 2020
Sleep Disturbance May Lead to a Higher Divorce Rate in General Population
Aman Gupta1*, Ramesh C Deka2 and Shruti Gupta3
1Sleep Medicine Diplomate, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, England, Visiting Fellowship fMRI. A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA
2Professor Emeritus and Adviser to Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences and the Ex-Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3Managing Partner Advance Clinical and Regulatory, Delhi NCR, India
*Corresponding Author: Aman Gupta, Sleep Medicine Diplomate, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, England, Visiting Fellowship fMRI. A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA.
Received: : January 08, 2020; Published: October 31, 2020


Introduction: Sleep disturbance has been associated with multiple issues like metabolic derangement, cardiovascular risk, cancer risk etc. One of the key aspects related to chronic sleep deprivation is its impact on psychological and psychiatric patho-physiologies. In current review we examine and evaluate multiple studies linking sleep derangement and psychiatric issues which further can impact the marital life extending to the level of divorce in general population.

Methods: In current review, critical analysis of individual studies was conducted evaluating credibility of experiments leading to a final opinion pertaining to role of Sleep disturbance leading to higher incidence of divorce in general population. Multiple original contributions were reviewed and after careful selection of the papers, current review was compiled.

Conclusion and Way Forward: There is limited direct evidence with respect to causal relationship between sleep disorders and divorce in general population. Current research also suggests the bi-directional association between the two rather than unidirectional. Sleep disorders and marital relationship derangement are more likely to be part of a vicious circle in which one can lead to the other. Future interventional clinical trials would be required to further substantiate causal relationship between sleep disorders and divorce in general population.

Keywords: Sleep Disturbance; Metabolic Derangement; Cardiovascular Risk; Cancer Risk


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Citation: Aman Gupta., et al. “Sleep Disturbance May Lead to a Higher Divorce Rate in General Population”. EC Neurology 12.11 (2020): 09-20.

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