Distinct Developmental Trends in Sleep Duration During Early Childhood

  title={Distinct Developmental Trends in Sleep Duration During Early Childhood},
  • Published 2014
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sleep is important to child development, but there is limited understanding of individual developmental patterns of sleep, their underlying determinants, and how these influence health and well-being. This article explores the presence of various sleep patterns in children and their implications for healthrelated quality of life. METHODS: Data were collected from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Participants included 2926 young children followed from age… CONTINUE READING


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