Reut Gruber interviewed on CTV - Sleep, Teenagers, and the Pandemic

 

With adolescents returning to classes after mostly remote learning for the 2020-2021 school year, there has been renewed attention on the effects of school schedules on sleeping patterns and stress levels among teens.

 

Dr. Reut Gruber has been calling for revised class times for teens, and her recent study, published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, shows that teens have a naturally delayed sleep schedule, and that later start times, resulted in more adequate sleep and overall lower stress levels among teens. 

 

Watch the full interview here.