Persistence of sleep disturbances in preschool children.

  title={Persistence of sleep disturbances in preschool children.},
  author={Sudhir Kumar Kataria and Melvin S. Swanson and G E Trevathan},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={110 4},
The purpose of our study was to determine if common sleep disturbances in young children, such as night waking and bedtime struggle, tend to persist; if they are related to environmental stress factors and are accompanied by other behavior problems; and if their persistence is related to other factors. Sixty children aged 15 to 48 months (mean age 26.4 months) were studied by interviewing their mothers initially and after 3 years. Children with and without sleep disturbances were compared, with… CONTINUE READING
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