Journal article

Impact of a Behavioral Sleep Intervention on New School Entrants? Social Emotional Functioning and Sleep: A Translational Randomized Trial

Harriet Hiscock, Jon Quach, Kate Paton, Rebecca Peat, Lisa Gold, Sarah Arnup, Kah-Ling Sia, Elizabeth Nicolaou, Melissa Wake

Behav Sleep Med | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: Determine the effects and costs of a brief behavioral sleep intervention, previously shown to improve child social-emotional functioning, sleep, and parent mental health, in a translational trial. PARTICIPANTS: Three hundred thirty-four school entrant children from 47 primary schools in Melbourne, Australia, with parent-reported moderate to severe behavioral sleep problems. METHODS: intervention group received sleep hygiene practices and standardized behavioral strategies delivered by trained school nurses in 2013 and 2014. Control group children could receive usual community care. RESULTS: Outcome measures: child social-emotional functioning (Pediatric Quality of Life ..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC)


Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Award


Awarded by NHMRC Early Career Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This project's study design and conduct, data collection, management, analysis, and interpretation were funded by Grant 1024203 from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC). Dr. Jon Quach is supported by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award DE140100751 and Professor Hiscock by NHMRC Career Development Award 607351. Associate Professor Gold was supported by NHMRC Early Career Fellowship 1035100. Professor Wake was supported by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship 1046518, and subsequently by Cure Kids New Zealand. Murdoch Children's Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The Murdoch Children's Research Institute administered the grants and provided infrastructural support to its staff but played no role in the conduct or analysis of the research. Research at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.