sleep behaviors and sleep quality in children with autism spectrum disorder

Sleep Behaviors and Sleep Quality in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

“The prevalence estimate of 45% for mild sleep disturbances in the typically developing cohort highlights pediatric sleep debt as a public health problem of concern. The prevalence estimate o....

November 29,2016

sleep deprivation effect on the immune system mirrors physical stress

Sleep deprivation effect on the immune system mirrors physical stress

“Study looks at white blood cell counts following 29 hours of continual wakefulness.

White blood cell counts in a normal sleep / wake cycle were compared to the numbers produced dur....

November 29,2016

sleep difficulties common among toddlers with psychiatric disorders

Sleep difficulties common among toddlers with psychiatric disorders

“It is important for families to be aware of how important sleep is to the behavioral adjustment and wellbeing of young children, said John Boekamp, PhD, clinical director of Pediatric Hospit....

November 29,2016

sleep disorders in children - a national assessment of primary care pediatrician practices and perceptions (2015)

Sleep Disorders in Children - A National Assessment of Primary Care Pediatrician Practices and Perceptions (2015)

“A national random sample of pediatricians revealed that few pediatricians correctly answered questions about narcolepsy and that even fewer pediatricians (13%) correctly answered questions a....

November 29,2016

sleep disordered breathing (sdb) tied to risk for behavioral, emotional problems (2012)

Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Tied to Risk for Behavioral, Emotional Problems (2012)

Young children with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) are more likely to develop behavioral problems including hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional and friendship difficulties....

November 28,2016