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Continuity and change in infants' sleep from 8 to 14 months: A longitudinal actigraphy study.
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PMID:  23007096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this report changes and stability in sleep-wake characteristics, at the latter part of infancy, were examined. The sample comprised of 34 healthy infants whose sleep was assessed by means of actigraphy at 8, 10, 12 and 14 months. The results indicated that while sleep schedules did not change significantly from 8 to 14 months, sleep consolidation continued across time. Age 12 months stands out in that sleep disruption was unrelated to whether or not the child was a frequent nightwaker before and/or after the 1st birthday. The findings demonstrate the importance of investigating sleep longitudinally using multiple time scales.
Authors:
Anat Scher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infant behavior & development     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1934-8800     ISO Abbreviation:  Infant Behav Dev     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806016     Medline TA:  Infant Behav Dev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  870-875     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
University of Haifa, Counseling and Human Development, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel. Electronic address: anats@edu.haifa.ac.il.
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