Sleep Disorders in Children With ADHD
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224731|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by Hvolby, Allan, M.D..
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 23, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 26, 2006
ADHD is often associated with sleep difficulties. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common problem presented to children mental health services. The disorder affects approximately 5 % of school-age children. The core symptoms of this disorder include varying degrees of inattention, impulsiveness and restlessness.
In addition to the core symptoms, ADHD is associated with other problems (e.g. academic underachievement, poor social relations and sleep disturbances).
Despite clinical observations of sleep problems in children with ADHD, there is little empirical research on this topic. The prevalence, type of sleep problems, and significance of these sleep disturbances in children with ADHD remain undocumented.
The objective is to determine the relationship of sleep problems to attention deficit/hyperactive disorder, comorbid disorders, and the effect of stimulant treatment.
|Condition or disease|
|Attention Disorder With Hyperactivity (ADHD)|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Observational Model:||Defined Population|
|Official Title:||Sleep Disorders in Children With ADHD|
|Study Start Date :||December 2003|
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|Contact: allan hvolby, M.D||+45 email@example.com|
|Child psychiatric department and University of southern Denmark||Recruiting|
|Esbjerg, Denmark, DK-6715|
|Contact: Allan Hvolby, M.D. +45 79182565 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Allan Hvolby, M.D|
|Principal Investigator:||allan hvolby, M.D||child psychiatric department, Esbjerg|