Etiologies and evaluation of sleep disturbances in adolescence.

@article{Owens2010EtiologiesAE,
  title={Etiologies and evaluation of sleep disturbances in adolescence.},
  author={Judith A. Owens},
  journal={Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={430-45, vii-viii}
}
  • Judith A. Owens
  • Published 2010 in Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews
The etiologies of sleep disturbances in adolescents are varied and include biological, environmental, and sociocultural factors. Health care practitioners need to have a basic understanding of normal sleep development in adolescents and the risk factors for inadequate sleep, as well as an appreciation for the myriad potential consequences of insufficient sleep (ie, mood dysregulation, academic failure, and obesity). This chapter provides a systematic approach to screening and evaluating… CONTINUE READING