Sohanjan Chakraborty

Department of Community Medicine, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, India


  • Research   
    Insomnia in Depressed: An Epidemiological Study among Under Graduate Medical Students of a Medical College in West Bengal
    Author(s): Sohanjan Chakraborty*

    Background: Insomnia is a growing problem in our society. It affects the quality of life and decreases our productivity. Mood disorders, alcohol abuse etc. are related to insomnia. The study was aimed to find out the prevalence of insomnia among undergraduate medical students and its association with various socio-demographic factors. Methods: It was a descriptive, cross sectional study conducted during August- October 2019 among undergraduate medical students of a Medical College in West Bengal. 100 study subjects (sample size calculated considering P = 39.4, absolute error 10% and 95% CI) were selected by stratified random sampling from all the five professional years of MBBS. Data were collected by pre-designed and pre-tested questionnaire and insomnia was assessed by Athens Insomnia Scale and depression by Beck Depression Inventory, 2nd edition, (BDI II). Collected data were enter.. Read More»

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