Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: The sleep program included three general topics: (a) sleep physiology (stages, structure, lifespan, and gender differences), (b) causes and consequences of short sleep, and (c) sleep hygiene procedures.

Study Results: Improvement of knowledge and sleep behaviors and patterns.

Reference: Díaz-Morales, J. F., Prieto, P. D., Barreno, C. E., Mateo, M. J. C., & Randler, C. (2012). Sleep beliefs and chronotype among adolescents: the effect of a sleep education program. Biological Rhythm Research, 43(4), 397–412.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good