Self-injurious behavior and sleep disturbance in adults with developmental disabilities.

@article{Symons2000SelfinjuriousBA,
  title={Self-injurious behavior and sleep disturbance in adults with developmental disabilities.},
  author={Frank J. Symons and Michelle L. Davis and Travis I. Thompson},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={115-23}
}
Sleep patterns of 30 individuals with self-injurious behavior and mental retardation were compared with those of 30 matched controls residing in the same residential facility that did not self-injure. Individuals were recorded as asleep or awake during 30 min intervals for eight hours per night. The results of a Wilcoxon signed-ranks test (p < .05) indicated that individuals with self-injury slept significantly less than individuals without self-injury. chi2 analyses (p < .01) indicated… CONTINUE READING

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