ISSN 2520-6265 (print)

ISSN 2520-6273 (online)


A. Ye. Denisiievska, Post-graduate student, Psycho-diagnostics and Clinical Psychology Department,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
ORCID: 0000-0001-8249-1568, Researcher ID: G-9238-2018


Article Information
Issue: 1(11) 2019, pages: 71-82
Language: Ukrainian
Received: January 28, 2019
1 st Revision: February 3, 2019
Accepted: February 7, 2019


The article presents the research of the problem of sleep quality of students. After the theoretical analysis of the problem of healthy sleep among cadets and students it was defined that these categories of population are one of the most sensitive to sleep problems, because of changing their social status, increasing responsibility, requirements and tense schedule. This problem is also relevant because of the current military-political situation. The article presents the results of empirical research, which shows the difference between the components of sleep quality among cadets and students. It has been found that there are significant differences between cadets and students by such components as «subjective sleep quality», «sleep latency», «sleep duration», «use of sleeping medication», «daytime dysfunction», which show higher results at cadets. There are no significant differences between cadets and students according to the calculated index of interoceptive sensitivity. Average rates for cadets and students are close to high. Also, there was revealed connection between interoceptive sensitivity and subjective quality of sleep, which is defined by a weak negative correlation between these two indicators. In addition, there also were found a strong positive correlation between sleep duration and interoceptive sensitivity and a weak negative correlation between sleep disturbance and interoceptive sensitivity. The received results open up the opportunities to further research such as: a more detailed and volume study of sleep quality, an intensification of the study of connection between interoception, indicators of sleep quality and subjective sleep quality on different samples.
Key words:
sleep, quality of sleep, subjective quality of sleep, sleep disturbance, insomnia, interoception, interceptive sensitivity, cadets, students.

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