Cultural influences on the bedtime behaviour of Chinese children

  title={Cultural influences on the bedtime behaviour of Chinese children},
  author={Li-jun Tie and Hong Yu and Sai-jun Huang},
Sleep plays a critical role in children's development. Sleep not only impacts on physical growth, behaviour, and emotional development but also is closely related to cognitive functioning, learning, and attention. Sleep problems that include nightmares, night terrors, sleep talking, sleepwalking, bed-wetting, teeth grinding and snoring are very common in Chinese children. In recent years, there has been improvement in the epidemiology of sleep problems in children of different ages in China… CONTINUE READING