Pubertal changes in daytime sleepiness.

  title={Pubertal changes in daytime sleepiness.},
  author={Mary A. Carskadon and Kathy Harvey and Peter Duke and Thomas F. Anders and Iris F Litt and William C. Dement},
  volume={2 4},
Nineteen children (8 girls, 11 boys) were evaluated in a total of 47 three-day sessions across three summers. Children were ranked according to Tanner's stages of secondary sexual characteristics. Nocturnal sleep was recorded from 2200 to 0800 hr each night. Multiple sleep latency tests were given at 2 hr intervals from 0930 each day. Nocturnal sleep time and REM sleep time remained constant across Tanner stages. Slow wave sleep time declined progressively across Tanner stages, with a 40… CONTINUE READING
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