No evidence of sleep apnea in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Cooper2004NoEO,
  title={No evidence of sleep apnea in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Jacky Cooper and Louise Tyler and Ina F Wallace and Keith R. Burgess},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={609-14}
}
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have a component of sleep apnea causing arousal and contributing to ADHD behavior during the day. Twenty non-ADHD children between 4 and 16 years of age were compared with 18 children with ADHD with use of nocturnal polysomnography (PSG) and psychometric tests. The psychometric testing confirmed that the control group were normal and that the ADHD children fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for ADHD. The PSG showed normal arousal… CONTINUE READING
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