Sleep disorders in children with cerebral palsy: neurodevelopmental and behavioral correlates.
Summary of "Sleep disorders in children with cerebral palsy: neurodevelopmental and behavioral correlates."
We aimed to estimate the frequency of sleep disorders in children with cerebral palsy (CP) using the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) and to evaluate the relations between sleep disorders and motor, cognitive, and behavioral problems.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Sleep medicine
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24424102
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2013.08.793
To investigate and correlate the sleep pattern and quality of life in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) compared to healthy controls.
Sleep problems such as difficulties in sleep initiation, nighttime awakening, and shortened sleep time are often subjectively reported in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, results...
To review the medical utilization in children with cerebral palsy according to age and discern particularities.
To investigate how children with cerebral palsy (CP) adapt their gait to inclined outdoor walking conditions.
Some children with cerebral palsy (CP) have frequent fractures due to low bone mineral density and receive treatment with pamidronate, an intravenous bisphosphonate. Our review evaluates the outcome o...
The purpose of the study is to compare the effectiveness of 3 doses of Dysport (5, 10 or 15 Units/Kg/hip) in the management of chronic bilateral hip pain due to cerebral palsy in children/...
The purpose of this study is to establish the efficacy and safety of Circadin in children with neurodevelopmental disorders and to determine the dose, this randomized, placebo-controlled...
Cerebral Palsy (CP) is characterized by a sensory-motor deficiency, involving disturbance of muscle tone, posture and voluntary movement. Children who are afflicted need special intense ca...
The purpose of this study is to determine the radiographic and clinical outcomes of Scoliosis surgical treatment in patients with Cerebral Palsy.
The objective of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of treatment with intrathecal baclofen for severe spasticity in children with cerebral palsy.
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Conditions characterized by disturbances of usual sleep patterns or behaviors. Sleep disorders may be divided into three major categories: DYSSOMNIAS (i.e. disorders characterized by insomnia or hypersomnia), PARASOMNIAS (abnormal sleep behaviors), and sleep disorders secondary to medical or psychiatric disorders. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)
Dyssomnias (i.e., insomnias or hypersomnias) associated with dysfunction of internal sleep mechanisms or secondary to a sleep-related medical disorder (e.g., sleep apnea, post-traumatic sleep disorders, etc.). (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)
Movements or behaviors associated with sleep, sleep stages, or partial arousals from sleep that may impair sleep maintenance. Parasomnias are generally divided into four groups: arousal disorders, sleep-wake transition disorders, parasomnias of REM sleep, and nonspecific parasomnias. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p191)
Periods of sleep manifested by changes in EEG activity and certain behavioral correlates; includes Stage 1: sleep onset, drowsy sleep; Stage 2: light sleep; Stages 3 and 4: delta sleep, light sleep, deep sleep, telencephalic sleep.
Parasomnias characterized by behavioral abnormalities that occur during the transition between wakefulness and sleep (or between sleep and wakefulness).