The role of sleep disturbances in the development of trauma-related mental health disorders among paramedics

Project: Research

Project Description

Poor sleep is common in emergency personnel at risk of trauma exposure. This research will investigate paramedics over their career, longitudinally examining the role of sleep in the development of trauma-related mental health disorders. Outcomes will guide sleep interventions to improve workforce wellbeing. Implications for treatment of trauma-related disorders will be delivered. The research is thus, of utmost importance clinically, and for Australia’s emergency workers and response capacity.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/01/1831/12/21

Funding

  • National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC): AUD322,952.00