Research Guide: Sleep Deprivation

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Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier

This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any psychological or sociological topic, from mental illness to developmental psychology to group dynamics.


This general medical database can be used to track down articles on the physical effects of sleep deprivation, as well as potential causes of sleep deprivation such as snoring and sleep apnea.


Created by the American Psychological Association, this database contains scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles from top psychology journals on sleep and sleep deprivation.


PsycINFO is another great psychology database. It can be used to locate even more scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on sleep deprivation.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

This psychology database focuses more on the behavioral, emotional, and developmental aspects of psychology and can be used to locate information on sleep deprivation, the psychological causes of sleep deprivation, and more.

Web Resources

Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep

Developed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, this guide offers an in-depth introduction to sleep, sleep behaviors, and sleep disorders.

National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to researching sleep issues and disorders.

Sleep and Sleep Disorders

This portal was created by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and contains data, statistics, and research on sleep.

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