Coronavirus lockdown caused sharp increase of insomnia in UK

Rise in worry-related sleep was particularly pronounced among mothers, research finds

The lockdown triggered a sharp increase in anxiety-related sleeping problems, with mothers, key workers and people from minority ethnic backgrounds the worst affected, a study shows.

The number of Britons suffering sleep loss caused by worrying rose from one in six to one in four as a direct result of the huge disruption to people’s social and working lives after the restrictions began on 23 March.

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Source: The Guardian
Coronavirus lockdown caused sharp increase of insomnia in UK