Sleep Problems in Children and Adolescents
By (author) Gregory Stores
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Sleep Problems in Children and Adolescents by Gregory Stores
Book DescriptionSleep problems in children and adolescents are very common and often the cause of concern and distress for both the child and the family. They can affect behaviour, learning and sometimes physical health. There are many possible causes for sleep problems, some psychological, others physical, and this book will help you to identify and explain problems in your own child, leading you to the appropriate advice or treatment as necessary. The book starts by explaining the importance and nature of sleep and the changes that occur as your child grows up. It then describes why children may not sleep well at different ages from babyhood to adolescence, the causes of being excessively sleepy during the day, and the types of unusual behaviours or experiences that a child can have at night. The various types of treatment needed for these problems are explained. The later chapters discuss those children who are especially liable to have sleep problems, the ways in which sleep problems may be mistaken for other conditions, the ways in which unsatisfactory sleep can be spotted at home and at school, and how to get help for your child's disturbed sleep. Throughout the book, cases are described to illustrate how children with various sleep disorders have been correctly diagnosed and treated. The book is intended to raise awareness of the importance of children's sleep disorders, as well as their recognition and treatment. It is written mainly for parents but will also be of interest to anyone involved in the care and welfare of children.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199296149
(196mm x 128mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gregory Stores
Sleep and its Disorders in Children and Adolescents with a Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Paperback (October 2014)
A guide based on modern research, about managing sleep disturbances in childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, each of which is considered separately.
Insomnia and Other Adult Sleep Problems, Paperback (January 2009)
Adult Sleep Problems: The Facts provides comprehensive but easily understood information about the possible causes, significance and treatment of sleep problems such as insomnia and excessive sleepiness.
Clinical Guide to Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Paperback (June 2001)» View all books by Gregory Stores
This is an up-to-date, comprehensive source of case-based information about sleep disturbance in the young.
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Author Biography - Gregory Stores
Professor Gregory Stores is Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry in the University of Oxford. He has directed a sleep disorders service for patients of all ages since [check date], and has undertaken extensive research on sleep disorders and their treatment, as well as the effects of disturbed sleep on behaviour, performance and well-being.
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