Sleep plays a critical role in child development, with insufficient sleep or sleep disorders linked to poorer physical health, increased weight gain, academic deficits, behavior problems, and difficulties with emotion regulation. This book examines the complex and dynamic relationship between sleep and developmental psychopathology. By focusing on broad topics such as social and emotional development or child well-being, as well as specific disorders including ADHD, anxiety, and bipolar, many different aspects of developmental psychopathology are considered. In addition, a breadth of studies examine different measurement approaches and sleep as an underlying mechanism for the development of behavior, social, and emotional problems. This collection of novel research studies exploring the intersection between sleep and developmental outcomes is essential for clinicians and researchers who work with children and adolescents.
This book was first published as a special issue of the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescents Psychology.
Lisa J. Meltzer is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at National Jewish Health, USA. She is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and is the co-author of Pediatric Sleep Problems: A Clinician's Guide to Behavioral Interventions (2015). She also has a funded program of research examining the impact of sleep on health outcomes in youth with chronic illnesses and their parents, the development and validation of objective and subjective measures of pediatric sleep, and the impact of changing school start times on health outcomes.
Introduction: Sleep and Developmental Psychopathology Lisa J. Meltzer
1. Sleep Architecture Relates to Daytime Affect and Somatic Complaints in Clinically Anxious but Not Healthy Children Cara A. Palmer and Candice A. Alfano
2. Stage 2 Sleep EEG Sigma Activity and Motor Learning in Childhood ADHD: A Pilot Study Jared M. Saletin, William G. Coon, and Mary A. Carskadon
3. A Preliminary Multimethod Comparison of Sleep Among Adolescents With and Without Generalized Anxiety Disorder Benjamin C. Mullin, Laura Pyle, Dustin Haraden, Justin Riederer, Natalie Brim, David Kaplan, and Douglas Novins
4. Does an Online CBT Program for Anxiety Impact Upon Sleep Problems in Anxious Youth? Caroline L. Donovan, Susan H. Spence, and Sonja March
5. Sleep Moderates the Association Between Response Inhibition and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood Allyson M. Schumacher, Alison L. Miller, Sarah E. Watamura, Salome Kurth, Jonathan M. Lassonde, and Monique K. LeBourgeois
6. Sleep and Social-Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers Jodi A. Mindell, Erin S. Leichman, Courtney DuMond, and Avi Sadeh
7. Sleep in Adolescents With Bipolar I Disorder: Stability and Relation to Symptom Change Anda Gershon and Manpreet K. Singh
8. Sleep Duration and Child Well-Being: A Nonlinear Association Sarah James and Lauren Hale
9. Tracking Effects of Problematic Social Networking on Adolescent Psychopathology: The Mediating Role of Sleep Disruptions Lynette Vernon, Kathryn L. Modecki, and Bonnie L. Barber
10. ADHD and Sleep Quality: Longitudinal Analyses From Childhood to Early Adulthood in a Twin Cohort Alice M. Gregory, Jessica C. Agnew-Blais, Timothy Matthews, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Louise Arseneault
11. Future Directions in Sleep and Developmental Psychopathology Lisa J. Meltzer