Comparative analysis of parent-reported sleep problems in clinical and typical children shows that (1) children with anxiety or depression sleep more than children with autism, ADHD-combined type, ADHD-inattentive type, acquired brain injury, and typical development; (2) children with autism have more sleep problems than children in the other diagnostic groups; (3) children with ADHD-inattentive type have the fewest sleep problems but have more daytime sleepiness than typical controls; (4) children with ADHD-combined type have more sleep problems than controls; (5) controls and children with ADHD-combined type have the least daytime sleepiness, and (6) children with brain injury have sleep problems scores in the midrange compared with all other groups.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
- Clinical Psychology
- Clinical Neurology
- Psychiatry and Mental health