20. Sleep Disorders

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch20

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Sleep Disorders, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch20

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • sleep disorders, and Kleine-Levin, antihistamines doing harm than good;
  • child/adolescent sleep problems, relevance to mental health professionals;
  • sleep/psychiatric disorders, a complex relationship;
  • sleep disorders, mimicking/aggravating psychiatric disorders;
  • single risk factor, predisposing the child to sleep/psychiatric difficulties;
  • good and bad ‘sleep hygiene’ altering risks of sleep problems;
  • circadian sleep–wake disorder, delayed sleep phase syndrome;
  • confusional arousals/sleepwalking/night terrors/sleep apnoea

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Normal sleep

  • Epidemiology of sleep problems

  • Presentation

  • Specific types of sleep disturbance

  • Medication

  • Further reading