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Sleep Disturbance in Children and Adolescents with Disorders of Development
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Sleep disturbance is extremely common in the various disorders of development, be they physical or psychological in nature. It adds significantly to the burden of care but is a neglected topic and there is no single source of information to guide practice and management. In this book an international team of experts provides for the first time an integrated, comprehensive and up-to-date review of the nature and causes of sleep disorders, describing the special assessment and management considerations for each of the different developmental disorders. The book will be essential reading for all professionals working in the area of developmental disorders, and will also be of considerable interest to teachers, social workers and parents.
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How to use this book; Part I. General Issues: 1. Sleep disturbance: a serious, widespread yet neglected problem in disorders of development Greg Stores and Luci Wiggs; 2. Normal sleep including developmental aspects Greg Stores; 3. Sleep problems and sleep disorders: general Greg Stores and Luci Wiggs; 4. Sleeplessness Greg Stores and Luci Wiggs; 5. Excessive sleepiness Greg Stores; 6. Episodic disturbances of sleep (parasomnias) Greg Stores; Part II. Neurodevelopmental Disorders: 7. General aspects of sleep and intellectual impairment Greg Stores and Luci Wiggs; 8. Sleep and Down syndrome Rebecca Stores; 9. Sleep disorders and Prader-Willi syndrome Antonio Vela Bueno, Olivan-Palacios and Alexandros N. Vygontzas; 10. Sleep and craniofacial syndromes Narong Simakajornboon and Robert Beckerman; 11. Sleep problems in children with mucopolysaccharidosis Gillian Colville and Martin Bax; 12. Sleep disturbances in tuberous sclerosis complex Paolo Curatolo and Stefano Seri; 13. Sleep disorders and Rett syndrome Henry Roane and Cathleen C. Piazza; 14. Aspects of sleep in other neurodevelopmental disorders: fragile X syndrome; Smith-Magenis syndrome; Angelman syndrome; Williams syndrome; Lesch-Nyhan syndrome; phenylketonuria; neurofibromatosis; Joubert syndrome; Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome Greg Stores; Part III. Other Neurological Conditions: 15. Sleep patterns in the epilepsies Greg Stores; 16. Sleep abnormalities and cerebral palsy Suresh Kotagal; 17. Sleep and neuromuscular disease Narong Simakajornboon and Robert Beckerman; 18. Visual impairment and associated sleep abnormalities Greg Stores; 19. Disordered sleep in other neurological conditions: myelodysplasia and associated conditions; head injury; headaches including migraine; hearing impairment; achondroplasia; Leigh's syndrome; Riley-Day syndrome; Moebius syndrome; neuronal ceroid lipofuscuosis; Menkes kinky hair disease; juvenile Parkinson's disease Greg Stores; Part IV. Non-Neurological Paediatric Disorders: 20. Sleep disorders and childhood allergy Andre Kahn, Marie Jose Mozin, Jose Groswasser, Martine Sottiaux, Bernard Dan, Sonia Scaillet, Georges Casimir and Jean Duchateau; 21. Sleep disorders in asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and cystic fibrosis Gerald M. Loughlin; 22. Aspects of sleep in other general paediatric conditions: painful and uncomfortable conditions; obesity; Sickle cell disease; other causes of upper airway obstruction; infectious diseases; medication effects; hospital admission including paediatric intensive care units Greg Stores; Part V. Psychiatric Disorders: 23. Sleep disturbances in anxious children E. Jane Garland; 24. Sleep and depression Ronald E. Dahl and Daniel S. Lewin; 25. Sleep and trauma in children Avi Sadeh; 26. Sleep problems in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Penny Corkum; 27. Sleep in children with autism and Asperger's syndrome Amanda Richdale; 28. Disturbances of sleep in the chronic fatigue syndrome Greg Stores; 29. Sleep in other psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence: conduct disorders; substance abuse; eating disorders; Tourette syndrome; schizophrenia; mania and hypomania; seasonal affective disorder; organic states; sleep-related violence; dissociative states; Munchausen syndrome by proxy Greg Stores; Part VI. Conclusions: 30. Future developments Greg Stores and Luci Wiggs; Glossary; Index.

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Background in psychology, general medicine, neurology, clinical neurophysiology and psychiatry, including clinical and academic positions in these fields. Special interest in clinical conditions which cross traditional boundaries especially paediatrics, paediatric neurology and child psychiatry. Leader of clinical and research teams with national and international reputations. Developed clinical services for children and methods of investigation in clinical neurophysiology now used worldwide. Head of clinical service for children and adolescents with sleep disorders throughout the UK. Extensive publications in medical scientific journals (e.g. Archives of Disease in Children, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry). Co-editor of several books. Recipient of international awards. Highly successful research programme in field of children's sleep disorders including their diagnosis and treatment and their adverse effects. Foremost research unit in this field in the UK and few comparable units internationally. Date of birth: May 8th 1938 Professional bodies: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Child and Adolescent Section of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Association for Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry Research Society, British Paediatric Neurology Association, Penrose Club (Learning Disabilities Research), British Epilepsy Association, International League Against Epilepsy (British Branch), Association of British Clinical Neurophysiologists, British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, British Sleep Society, European Paediatric Sleep Club, European Sleep Research Society, American Sleep Disorders Association, Member of the Yale University Neurology Alumni Association. Born 22nd March 1969 First Class Honours degree in Psychology, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London 1991. DPhil 1996, University of Oxford (sleep problems and their treatment in children with severe learning disabilities). Research Psychologist in the sleep disorders field, University of Oxford, 1992 onwards. Research interests include sleep disorders and their treatment in a range of paediatric clinical groups and also the associations between sleep and daytime functioning of children and their families. Particular clinical interest in behavioural treatments for sleep disorders. Published research in a variety of peer-reviewed journals. Presented work at a range of national and international scientific meetings. Committee member of the British Sleep Society. Chairman of the Education Committee of the European Sleep Research Society. Chartered psychologist. Professional bodies: British Psychological Society, British Sleep Society, European Sleep Research Society, European Pediatric Sleep Club.

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'I would recommend that this book should be available to departments as a work of reference, and that it should be regarded as essential reading for paediatricians and psychiatrists working with children with learning disabilities.' European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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