Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
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Does Impaired Sleep in Children Cause Mental Health Problems in Children?
December 5, 2022

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Introduction

A Healthy Child Needs a Healthy Brain, A Healthy Brain Needs Healthy Sleep

If you have not already done so, please read Blog Posts 1 through 5 that describe how sleep is important and beneficial. I will post specific information for parents and children based on my book, “Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child.” Please do not be put off by my book’s length. This is a reference book. Read only the topic of interest to you.

Blog 108Does Impaired Sleep in Children Cause Mental Health Problems in Children?

Please review Blog Posts 15 to understand the connection between healthy sleep and brain health.

I reviewed 35 studies to answer the question: When children do not sleep well, are they at a higher risk for mental health problems?

All studies agree that all children at every age who are not sleeping well are at a higher risk for adverse mental health outcomes.

A new 2022 Canadian study of over 2,000 children concluded that “High sleep quality was consistently associated with better mental health.”

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