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Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents

1st Edition

Edited by Anna Ivanenko

CRC Press

432 pages | 28 B/W Illus.

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The first book to offer an in-depth study of the relationship between sleep disorders and common psychiatric disorders in children, this new addition to Informa’s Sleep Disorders series covers:

  • sleep and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, anxiety, and depression
  • sleep disorders and obesity (including diabetes and metabolic syndrome), a subject that recently has become very prevalent in independent research studies
  • current pharmacotherapies for pediatric insomnia, with an overview of pediatric psychopharmacology
  • cross-cultural issues in sleep practices and habits

Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents provides practical tools for the clinician for treating children, including guidelines to assess sleep, sleep questionnaires, and behavioral scales, making this a well-rounded resource, for not only sleep specialists, but psychiatrists, neurologists, and pediatricians as well.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Sleep and Behavior in Children and Adolescents. 2. Normal Sleep Development in Infants and Toddlers. 3. Behavioral Sleep Disorders in Infants and Toddlers. 4. Sleep Practices and Habits in Children Across Different Cultures. 5. Links between Family Functioning and Children's Sleep. 6. Circadian Sleep Disorders and Comorbid Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 7. School Start Tome and its Impact on Learning and Behavior. 8. Evaluation of Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 9. Assessment of Sleep Problems in a School Setting. 10. Impact of Sleep Loss on Children. 11. Neurocognitive Behavioral Consequences of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children. 12. Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia in Children. 13. Kleine-Levin Syndrome. 14. Sleep Problems in Children with ADHD, Impact of Treatment and Co-Morbidities. 15. Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorders. 16. Melatonin in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 17. Epidemiology of Pediatric Insomnia. 18. Pharmacological Treatments of Pediatric Insomnia. 19. Nonpharmacological Interventions for Sleep Disorders in Children. 20. Sleep and Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 21. Quantitative EEG studies in ADHD and childhood mood disorders. 22. Parasomnias in Children. 23. Sleep in Children with Anxiety Disorders. 24. Autism Spectrum Disorders and Sleep. 25. Sleep Interventions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 26. Substance Abuse and Sleep in Adolescents. 27. Overview of Pediatric Psychopharmacology. 28. Sleep and Obesity in Children.

About the Authors/Editor

ANNA IVANENKO is Director, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, and Pediatric Sleep Medicine Director, Chicago Sleep Group, Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Dr. Ivanenko received her M.D. from Pavlov’s St. Petersburg Medical University, Russia, and her Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia. Dr. Ivanenko is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

About the Series

Sleep Disorders

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General