Sleep and Mental Health Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Sleep and Mental Health Worksheet?
Sleep and mental health are very closely related. Lack of proper sleep can contribute to a host of physical and mental disturbances. Likewise, the presence of a mental disorder or mental illness often leads to poor sleeping habits. It seems to be a vicious cycle but improving sleep habits is known to significantly impact mental well-being.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help clients identify their sleep related issues. Since there can be many variations of how one’s sleeping pattern is affected, this worksheet will also help the therapist get an idea about what particular issues need to be dealt with. It will also help clients recognize common signs of sleep deprivation.
How to use the worksheet?
Instruct the clients to use the given checklists in the worksheet to identify their particular sleep-related issues and the adverse effects that they have noticed as a result of those issues. Tell them to use the ‘other’ option to add anything that they feel is missing in the lists.
You can download this worksheet here.