publication . Article . 2007

Distúrbios do sono em 50 crianças com transtorno do déficit de atenção e hiperatividade

Sérgio Nolasco Hora das Neves; Rubens Reimão;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2007 Journal: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, volume 65, pages 228-233 (eissn: 0004-282X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
  • 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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free text keywords: Biological Psychiatry, Clinical Neurology, attention-deficit and hyperactvity disorder, sleep disturbances, child behavior disorders, sleep, drug therapy, transtorno do déficit de atenção e hiperatividade, distúrbios do sono, sono, transtornos do comportamento infantil, farmacoterapia, Limb Movement-disorder, Restless Legs Syndrome, Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms, Comorbidity, Adhd, Adolescents, Inattention, Prevalence, Sample, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, medicine.disease, medicine, Clinical psychology, Psychology, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, lcsh:Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, lcsh:RC321-571
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