432 pages | 28 B/W Illus.
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 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.
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.