Sleep in middle childhood--a longitudinal study of sleep problems in a large sample of Dunedin children aged 5-9 years.

@article{Clarkson1986SleepIM,
  title={Sleep in middle childhood--a longitudinal study of sleep problems in a large sample of Dunedin children aged 5-9 years.},
  author={Stuart Clarkson and Sheila M. Williams and Phil A. Silva},
  journal={Australian paediatric journal},
  year={1986},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={31-5}
}
Complaints of sleeping difficulties in a large group of New Zealand children were studied prospectively over four years from 5 to 9 years of age. No association was found between sleeping difficulties and the sex, intelligence, or educational attainments of the child. Mothers who described their child as anxious or who were poor sleepers themselves tended to report sleeping problems in their child more frequently. There was no association between sleeping problems and teacher ratings of… CONTINUE READING