Importance of Sleep

The College Student's Guide to Sleep

This guide provides college students helpful information for making good sleep decisions. You’ll learn why sleep is so important for students, what’s at stake in a good night’s sleep, how to spot sleep disorders, what it takes to develop a good sleep routine, and much more.

Sleep deprivation may be an epidemic, but it’s one we can stop. When we seek treatment for the conditions that keep us from sleep and clean up our sleep hygiene, we will sleep more. This will make us safer, happier, healthier, and more stable, both as individuals and as a culture.

This article reviews how the most common anxiety disorders affect sleep. An overview is provided of treatment options and suggestions for getting better sleep for each anxiety disorder.