The Oxford Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Sleep by Amy R. Wolfson, Hawley E. Montgomery-Downs

By Amy R. Wolfson, Hawley E. Montgomery-Downs

Because the early twentieth century, parenting books, pediatricians, and different well-being care services have distributed strategies relating to kid's sleep that regularly concerned behavioral and academic methods. within the previous couple of a long time, notwithstanding, psychologists and different behavioral scientists and clinicians have accumulated a severe physique of analysis and scientific techniques concerning developmental alterations in sleep, sleep hygiene innovations from infancy via early life, and behaviorally orientated remedy ideas for kids and teens.

The Oxford guide of baby, baby, and Adolescent Sleep and behaviour provides a accomplished and cutting-edge overview of present examine and scientific advancements in basic and disordered sleep from infancy via rising maturity. The instruction manual includes seven sections: sleep and improvement; elements influencing sleep; evaluate of sleep and sleep difficulties; sleep demanding situations, difficulties, and issues; results of inadequate sleep; sleep problems linked to developmental and behavioral hazards; and prevention and intervention.

Written by way of overseas specialists in psychology and similar disciplines from assorted fields of research and medical backgrounds, this guide is a complete source that would meet the desires of clinicians, researchers, and graduate scholars with an curiosity within the multidisciplinary and rising box of kid and adolescent sleep and behaviour.

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C H A P T E R 2 Overview of the History of Child and Adolescent Sleep Medicine Stephen H. Sheldon Abstract Development of pediatric and adolescent sleep medicine parallels the development of pediatric health care in the United States. Historical development of health care for children, as well as development of sleep medicine as a necessary and important medical discipline for adults, provides insight into the current position of pediatric and adolescent sleep medicine and future directions for clinical practice and research.

One of the best exemplars of this is the topic of sleep in adolescents. , 1980; see Carskadon and Tarokh, Chapter 8). , Carskadon, Acebo, & Jenni, 2004; Carskadon, Wolfson, Acebo, Tzischinsky, & Seifer, 1998). These findings fueled a tremendous interest in the study of sleep in adolescents as well as advocacy efforts, particularly around school start times and consideration of how changes in policy may help to prevent sleep problems (see Au, Appleman, and Stavitsky, Chapter 38). An influential study was published in 1998 by Wolfson, Carskadon, and colleagues specifically on the relationship between inadequate sleep quantity and quality and adolescent school performance.

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