Sleep Needs, Patterns and Difficulties of Adolescents: by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social

By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Institute of Medicine, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Youth, and Families Board on Children, Forum on Adolescence, Mary G. Graham

Sleep is not just a organic necessity but in addition a physiological force. In state-of-the-art fast moving global, notwithstanding, a very good night's sleep is frequently first thing to head. the consequences of insufficient sleep are greater than mere annoyances: they impact our temper and the way we practice in school, paintings, and residential and at the back of the wheel. misplaced sleep additionally accumulates over the years; the extra "sleep debt " someone incurs, the higher the detrimental effects, in line with researchers within the field.

Research on teenagers and sleep has been less than approach for greater than twenty years, and there's growing to be facts that youngsters are developmentally prone to sleep problems. to debate present examine during this zone and its implications within the coverage, public, future health, and academic arenas, the discussion board on formative years of the Board on childrens, early life, and households held a workshop, entitled Sleep wishes, styles, and problems of children, on September 22, 1999.

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HARRIS, Developmental Neuropsychiatry, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University LYNNE HAVERKOS, Research Programs in Behavioral Pediatrics and Health Promotion, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development KARIN F. S. S. S. Department of Health and Human Services FRANCIS C. KENEL, American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association, American Automobile Association, Silver Spring, Maryland JAMES P. KILEY, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland LLOYD KOLBE, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia NANCY KOPF, Department of Educational Accountability, Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, Maryland SURESH KOTAGAL, St.

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SUMMARY OF A WORKSHOP 23 Physicians at sleep centers routinely see adolescents who have been expelled from school because of sleepiness that is in fact due to an unrecognized and untreated sleep disorder. Mahowald pointed out that students are not expelled when they have seizures, asthma, or other medical problems, but that they are expelled for sleeping in class or not being able to get to class on time in the mornings, when the problem may in fact be due to a diagnosable and treatable sleep disorder.

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