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By Mary A. Carskadon

ISBN-10: 0511020155

ISBN-13: 9780511020155

ISBN-10: 0521642914

ISBN-13: 9780521642910

Youth are one of the so much sleep disadvantaged populations in our society. This e-book explores the genesis and improvement of sleep styles at this section of the lifestyles span. It examines organic and cultural elements that impression sleep styles, provides dangers linked to loss of sleep, and divulges the consequences of environmental elements reminiscent of paintings and faculty schedules on sleep. This learn will attract psychologists and sociologists of formative years who've now not but thought of the real position of sleep within the lives of our adolescence.

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Impact of part-time employment on adolescent sleep patterns. Sleep Research 18:114. Carskadon MA, Vieira C, Acebo C (1993). Association between puberty and a circadian phase delay. Sleep 16(3):258–262. Carskadon MA, Wolfson AR, Acebo C, Tzischinsky O, Seifer R (1998). Adolescent sleep patterns, circadian timing, and sleepiness at a transition to early school days. Sleep 21(8):871–881. Coble PA, Kupfer DJ, Taska LS, Kane J (1984). EEG sleep of normal healthy children. Part 1: Findings using standard measurement methods.

At face value, these data indicate that many students are not adjusting adequately to the school start time change and that nearly one-half of the students are perhaps attending school at a circadian phase that favors sleep over waking. , which places it during the time of the second school class period. At this time, students were able to fall asleep in less than 5 minutes and were likely to have REM sleep onsets. In summary, our school transition project provides compelling evidence calling into question early school start times in the absence of any positive steps to assist students to make an appropriate adjustment to such schedules.

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