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Sleep schedules and daytime functioning in adolescents.
Sleep and waking behaviors change significantly during the adolescent years. The objective of this study was to describe the relation between adolescents' sleep/wake habits, characteristics ofExpand
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Meta-analysis of quantitative sleep parameters from childhood to old age in healthy individuals: developing normative sleep values across the human lifespan.
OBJECTIVES The purposes of this study were to identify age-related changes in objectively recorded sleep patterns across the human life span in healthy individuals and to clarify whether sleepExpand
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Association between puberty and delayed phase preference.
Many teenagers go to bed and wake up significantly later than younger children, a developmental progression thought to reflect adolescent psychosocial processes. To determine whether biologicalExpand
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A self-administered rating scale for pubertal development.
The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of a new self-rating scale to measure children's pubertal status without pictorial representations or interviews. The scale is anExpand
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Patterns of sleep and sleepiness in adolescents.
Most studies of adolescent sleep habits show a pattern of decreasing total sleep time, a tendency to delay the timing of sleep, and an increased level of daytime sleepiness. Laboratory tests haveExpand
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Sleep in adolescents: the perfect storm.
  • M. Carskadon
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric clinics of North America
  • 1 June 2011
A reduction in sleep amount from late childhood through the second decade has long been known; however, the weight of current evidence holds that sleep need does not decline across this span. ThisExpand
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Activity-based sleep-wake identification: an empirical test of methodological issues.
The effects of actigraph placement and device sensitivity on actigraphic automatic sleep-wake scoring were assessed using concomitant polysomnographic and wrist actigraphic data from dominant andExpand
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Adolescent sleep patterns, circadian timing, and sleepiness at a transition to early school days.
STUDY OBJECTIVES This study examined effects on adolescent sleep patterns, sleepiness, and circadian phase of a school transition requiring an earlier start. DESIGN AND SETTING Adolescents wereExpand
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Sleep/wake patterns derived from activity monitoring and maternal report for healthy 1- to 5-year-old children.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To describe behavioral sleep/wake patterns of young children from actigraphy and mothers' reports, assess age-group and sex differences, describe daytime napping, and investigate theExpand
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