Sleep Disorders

Karen McKenzie, Halina Rzepecka, Iain McClure

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Sleep problems are very common among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Additionally, a considerable literature on the topic has emerged. These poor sleep habits can produce irritability, poor concentration and other difficulties. This chapter covers the various symptoms that constitute the disorder, prevalence and characteristics and the nature of the problem.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComorbid Conditions Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
EditorsJohnny L. Matson
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSpringer
Pages217-233
Number of pages340
ISBN (Print)9783319191829
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2015

Publication series

NameAutism and Child Psychopathology
PublisherSpringer
ISSN (Electronic)2192-922X

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