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Journal Article
Crime victimisation over time and sleep quality
Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio and Rong Zhu
April 2019
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Tags: crime; physical violence; property crimes; sleep quality; time;

We here consider the relationship between the individual time profile of crime victimisation and sleep quality. Sleep quality worsens with contemporaneous crime victimisation, with physical violence having a larger effect than property crime. But crime history also matters, and past victimisation experience continues to reduce current sleep quality. Last, there is some evidence that the order of victimisation spells plays a role: consecutive years of crime victimisation affect sleep quality more adversely than the same number of years when not contiguous.