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Children who sleep badly “at risk of mental health issues later in life”

By BabySleepAdmin 9 years ago

A Goldsmiths researcher has warned we must not ignore the issue of poor sleep in young – as it may be a “red flag” for depression, anxiety and other mental health problems.

Studies show that today’s children sleep less than those in the decades before them, but sleep problems are often missed by parents and health-care providers. As a result, sleep problems may be a ‘hidden risk’ when studying mental health conditions, say Dr Alice Gregory (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Professor Avi Sadeh (Tel Aviv University).

Read the full article by Sarah Cox on Goldsmiths University of London News

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