This population-based study reports an association between sleep problems in toddlers and later development of emotional and behavioral problems.
This cross-sectional study compares insulin sensitivity, measured with the hyperglycemic clamp technique, in adolescents with sleep deprivation vs those with adequate sleep.
This prospective longitudinal cohort study of the prevalence of childhood sleepwalking and sleep terrors showed strong familial aggregation for both parasomnias and supports the idea that sleepwalking and sleep terrors are manifestations of the same underlying pathophysiological entity.
This cohort study investigates associations between nonmedical use of opioids, sedatives, or stimulants, and suicidal ideation and attempts among Chinese adolescents.
Colson et al determine the trends and factors associated with infant bed sharing, including association of physician advice on bed sharing. See also the editorial by Bergman.
In a cohort study, Magee and coauthors examine whether bidirectional relationships exist between sleep duration and media use among a representative sample of 3427 Australian children obtained from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, and whether these associations are moderated by child- and household-related factors.
Martiniuk and colleagues assessed the association between hours of sleep and the risk for motor vehicle crash, including the time of day of crash and types of crash (single, multiple vehicle, run off road, and intersection), among young drivers. Beth E. Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH, provides a related editorial.
Marinelli et al examined the association between hours of television viewing and sleep duration in preschool and school-aged children. They performed a longitudinal, multicenter study among birth cohorts in Menorca, Sabadell, and Valencia counties from the Spanish Infancia y Medio Ambiente (environment and childhood) project.