Journal article

Network Analysis of Insomnia in Chinese Mental Health Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Study

Wei Bai, Yanjie Zhao, Fengrong An, Qinge Zhang, Sha Sha, Teris Cheung, Calvin Pak-Wing Cheng, Chee H Ng, Yu-Tao Xiang

NATURE AND SCIENCE OF SLEEP | DOVE MEDICAL PRESS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

Purpose: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is associated with increased risk of insomnia symptoms (insomnia hereafter) in health-care professionals. Network analysis is a novel approach in linking mechanisms at the symptom level. The aim of this study was to characterize the insomnia network structure in mental health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients and Methods: A total of 10,516 mental health professionals were recruited from psychiatric hospitals or psychiatric units of general hospitals nationwide between March 15 and March 20, 2020. Insomnia was assessed with the insomnia severity index (ISI). Centrality index (ie, strength) was used to identify sympto..

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Grants

Awarded by National Science and Technology Major Project for investigational new drug


Awarded by Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission


Awarded by University of Macau


Awarded by Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities


Funding Acknowledgements

The study was supported by the National Science and Technology Major Project for investigational new drug (2018ZX09201-014) , the Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission (No. Z181100001518005) , the University of Macau (MYRG2019-00066-FHS) , Faculty-allocated funds for PIs (FAF) , and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2020YJ065) .