A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, social and emotional functioning. Polysomnography and actigraphy are tests commonly ordered for some sleep disorders.
Snoring/breathing difficulties while sleeping.Bedtimerefusal.Insomnia.Sleepwalking.Sleep terrors, nightmares or nighttime fears.Unusual sleep behaviors. Excessive daytime sleepiness.Bedwetting.
Treatments for sleep disorders generally can be grouped into four categories: Behavioral and psychotherapeutic treatment, Rehabilitation and management, Medication Other somatic treatment.
The most frequent SD present in children with ADHD were obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) ( n =109; 69%), inadequate sleep hygiene (ISH) ( n =103; 66%), restless legs syndrome (RLS) ( n =89; 57%), and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) ( n =88; 56%). The most frequent SD in controls were ISH ( n =85; 76%), PLMD ( n =72; 64%), OSAHS ( n =71; 63%), and RLS ( n =69, 62%). We observed no significant differences in frequencies of SD, when these were compared between groups ( p >0.05, X 2 test). The Cronbach alpha score of the Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire was α=0.83. Executive dysfunction and ADHD"