Sensory hypersensitivity as a contributing factor in the relation between sleep and behavioral disorders in normal schoolchildren.

@article{Shochat2009SensoryHA,
  title={Sensory hypersensitivity as a contributing factor in the relation between sleep and behavioral disorders in normal schoolchildren.},
  author={Tamar Shochat and Orna Tzischinsky and Batya Engel-Yeger},
  journal={Behavioral sleep medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={53-62}
}
Despite growing interest in the relationship between sleep disturbances and behavioral disorders-specifically, symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children-the underlying structure of this relationship is poorly understood. The aim of the study was to explore the contribution of sensory hypersensitivity to this relationship. Parents of 56 schoolchildren completed questionnaires reporting sleep habits, behavior, and sensory processing. Significant correlations were… CONTINUE READING
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