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Avi Sadeh

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Avi Sadeh

Tel Aviv University
School of Psychological Science

Tel Aviv, Israel 

Avi Sadeh is a Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Children’s Sleep Laboratory at the School of Psychological Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel. Dr. Sadeh served as the Director of the Adler Center for Research in Developmental Psychopathology and as Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Graduate Program at Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Sadeh is a clinical psychologist, with more than 25 years of experience in treating infants, children, and families. His research interests include infant sleep development and sleep problems, interventions for sleep problems, parenting and sleep, and the consequences and correlates of disturbed or insufficient sleep in infants and children. Dr. Sadeh is the author of “Sleeping Like a Baby”, published by Yale University Press.


Sadeh, A., Juda-Hanael, M., Livne-Karp, E., Kahn, M., Tikotzky, L., Anders, T. F., Calkins, S., & Sivan, Y. (in press). Low parental tolerance for infant crying: An underlying factor in infant sleep problems? Journal of Sleep Research.

Mindell, J. A., Leichman, E. S., DuMond, C., & Sadeh, A. (in press). Sleep and social-emotional development in infants and toddlers. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Yu, X., Sadeh, A., Lam, H. S., Mindell, J. A., & Li, M. A. (in press). Parental behaviors and sleep/wake patterns of infants and toddlers in Hong Kong. World Journal of Pediatrics.

Sadeh, A. & Mindell, J. A. (in press). Infant sleep interventions – Methodological and conceptual issues. Sleep Medicine Reviews.

Gregory, A. M., & Sadeh, A. (2016). Sleep problems in childhood psychiatric disorders: A review of the latest science. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 296–317.

Ahn, Y. M., Williamson, A. A., Seo, H. J., Sadeh, A., & Mindell, J. A. (2016). Sleep patterns among South Korean infants and toddlers: global comparison. Journal of Korean Medical Sciences, 31, 261-269.

Mindell, J. A., Sadeh, A., Kwon, R., & Goh, D.Y.T. (2015). Relationship between child and maternal sleep: A developmental and cross-cultural comparison. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40, 689–696.

Sadeh, A., De Marcas, G., Guri, Y., Berger, A., Tikotzky, L., Bar-Haim, Y. (2015). Infant sleep predicts attention regulation and behavior problems at 3-4 years of age. Developmental Neuropsychology, 40, 122–137.

Mindell, J. A., Li, M. A., Sadeh, A., Kwon, R., & Goh, D.Y.Y. (2015). Bedtime routines for young children: a dose-dependent association with sleep outcomes. Sleep, 38, 717-722.

Kushnir, J., Gothelf, D., & Sadeh, A. (2015). Assessing nighttime fears of preschool children by a parent version of the fear survey schedule for preschool children. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry, 52, 61-66.

El-Sheikh, M. & Sadeh, A. (2015). Sleep and Development: Introduction to the Monograph. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 1-14.

Sadeh, A. (2015). Sleep Assessment Methods. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 33-48.

De Marcas, G., Soffer-Dudek, N., Dollberg, S., Bar-Haim, Y. & Sadeh, A. (2015). Reactivity and Sleep in Infants: a Longitudinal Objective Assessment. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 49-69.

Tikotzky, L., Sadeh, A., Volkovich, E., Manber, R., Meiri, G. & Shahar, G. (2015). Infant Sleep Development from 3 to 6 Months Postpartum: Links with Maternal Sleep and Paternal Involvement. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 107-124

Sadeh, A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2015). Sleep and Development: Conclusions and Future Directions. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 177-181.

Dhakal, A. K., Shrestha, D., Shah, S. C., Shakya, H., Shakya, A., & Sadeh, A. (2014). A Nepali translation of Brief Infant Sleep Questionnaire (BISQ) for assessment of sleep in infants and toddlers: A preliminary report. Journal of Kathmandu Medical College, 9, 102-106.

Sadaka, Y., Sadeh, A., Bradbury, L., Massicotte, C., Zak, M., Go, C., Shorer, Z., & Weiss, S. K. (2014). Validation of actigraphy with continuous Video-EEG in children with epilepsy. Sleep Medicine, 15, 1075–1081.

Sadeh, A., Tikotzky, L., & Kahn, M. (2014). Sleep in infancy and childhood: Implications for emotional and behavioral difficulties in adolescence and beyond. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 27, 453–459.

Hoedlmoser, K., Heib, D. P. J., Roell, J., Peigneux, P., Sadeh, A., Gruber, G., & Schabus, M. (2014). Slow sleep spindle activity, declarative memory and general cognitive abilities in children. Sleep, 37, 1501-1512.

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R.K., Sadeh, A., & Buckhalt, J.A. (2014). Income, ethnicity and sleep: Coping as a moderator. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20, 441– 448.

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