publication . Article . 2007

Sleep disturbances in 50 children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Hora Das Neves, Sergio Nolasco; Rubens Reimão;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2007 Journal: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria (issn: 0004-282X, eissn: 1678-4227, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia (ABNEURO)
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: This study assesses the relationship between sleep disturbances (SD) and attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to characterize clinical features and associated problems. METHOD: The medical records of 50 children and adolescents ranging in age from 4 to 17 years with ADHD without the diagnosis of mental retardation or pervasive developmental disorders were reviewed. RESULTS: Significant relationships were found between SD and drug therapy (p<0.01), co-morbidity (p<0.01) and greater adherence to treatment prescribed for ADHD disorders (p<0.05). CONCLUSION: The results of this study suggest that SD are an important problem in children with...
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publication . Article . 2007

Sleep disturbances in 50 children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Hora Das Neves, Sergio Nolasco; Rubens Reimão;