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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
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hvolby, Allan, M.D.

Brief Summary:

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
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Sleep Disorders in Children With ADHD
Study Start Date : December 2003

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Disorders





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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- We will compare a group of children with ADHD, other psychiatric disorder, and a healthy group of children age 5 - 10

Exclusion Criteria:

mental retardation -


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Contacts
Contact: allan hvolby, M.D +45 79182565 ahv@ribeamt.dk

Locations
Denmark
Child psychiatric department and University of southern Denmark Recruiting
Esbjerg, Denmark, DK-6715
Contact: Allan Hvolby, M.D.    +45 79182565    ahv@ribeamt.dk   
Principal Investigator: Allan Hvolby, M.D         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvolby, Allan, M.D.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: allan hvolby, M.D child psychiatric department, Esbjerg

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224731     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M-2549-03
First Posted: September 23, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2006
Last Verified: September 2005

Keywords provided by Hvolby, Allan, M.D.:
Attention disorder with hyperactivity
sleep
stimulants
actigraphy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Hyperkinesis
Sleep Wake Disorders
Parasomnias
Cognition Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Dyskinesias
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders