Sleep hygiene intervention for youth aged 10 to 18 years with problematic sleep: a before-after pilot study

@inproceedings{Tan2012SleepHI,
  title={Sleep hygiene intervention for youth aged 10 to 18 years with problematic sleep: a before-after pilot study},
  author={Evan Tan and Dione M Healey and Andrew R. Gray and Barbara C. Galland},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The current study aimed to examine the changes following a sleep hygiene intervention on sleep hygiene practices, sleep quality, and daytime symptoms in youth. METHODS Participants aged 10-18 years with self-identified sleep problems completed our age-appropriate F.E.R.R.E.T (an acronym for the categories of Food, Emotions, Routine, Restrict, Environment and Timing) sleep hygiene programme; each category has three simple rules to encourage good sleep. Participants (and parents as… CONTINUE READING