Sleep in individuals with Cri du Chat syndrome: a comparative study.

@article{Maas2009SleepII,
  title={Sleep in individuals with Cri du Chat syndrome: a comparative study.},
  author={Anneke P. H. M. Maas and Robert Didden and Hubert Korzilius and Wiebe Braam and Marcel G. Smits and Leopold M G Curfs},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 8},
  pages={704-15}
}
BACKGROUND Sleep problems are common in individuals with intellectual disability. Little is known about sleep in children and adults with Cri du Chat syndrome (CDC). METHOD Sleep was investigated in 30 individuals with CDC using a sleep questionnaire. Sleep problems and sleep behaviours in individuals with CDC were compared with individuals with non-specific intellectual disabilities (NS) (n = 30) and Down's syndrome (DS) (n = 30). RESULTS Nine individuals with CDC (i.e. 30%) had a sleep… CONTINUE READING