Junko Hayama

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OBJECTIVE To examine the effectiveness of a simple behavioral intervention with an educational booklet on the modification of parenting behaviors and the prevention of sleep disturbance in 4-month-old infants. DESIGN A prospective cohort design with cluster sampling controls in a primary care setting. PARTICIPANTS A total of 136 mothers with 4-month-old(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Recently, Japanese infant's bedtime has become late and it is reported that this might have a bad influence on infant's growth. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the actual situation and interrelationships between night waking and other sleep problems in Japanese 4-month -old infant. METHODS The subjects were(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal health is affected by infant's sleep problems like night awakening or bedtime difficulties. Previous studies indicated that infant's sleep problems are affected by particular parenting behaviour (hereinafter referred to as parenting). However, the relation between maternal sleep and infant's sleep has been unclear and there is only(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to investigate a simple education program that is effective for sleep improvement among medical students who will be medical doctors in the future. The education program applied in the present study was developed for sleep improvement based on behavioral science and changes in knowledge and sleeping habits were observed. (More)
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