Inconsistent sleep schedules and daytime behavioral difficulties in school-aged children.

@article{Biggs2011InconsistentSS,
  title={Inconsistent sleep schedules and daytime behavioral difficulties in school-aged children.},
  author={Sarah Nichole Biggs and Kurt Lushington and Cameron J. van den Heuvel and Alfred J. Martin and Jeanne D. Kennedy},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={
          780-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Current recommendations for healthy sleep in school-aged children are predominantly focused on optimal sleep duration (9-11h). However, given the importance of routine for circadian health, the stability of sleep/wake schedules may also be important, especially for daytime behavioral functioning. We examined the relationship between short sleep duration, sleep schedule instability and behavioral difficulties in a community sample of Australian children. METHODS Children, aged 5-10… CONTINUE READING
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