A Systematic Review of Sleep-Wake Disturbances in Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship with Fatigue, Depression, and Quality of Life
Edith N Botchway, Celia Godfrey, Vicki Anderson, Cathy Catroppa
Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019
OBJECTIVE: To systematically appraise the literature on the prevalence, types, and predictors of sleep-wake disturbances (SWD), and on the relationship between SWD, fatigue, depression, and quality of life in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: MEDLINE, PubMed, PsychInfo, Web of Science, and EMBASE databases were searched, reference lists of retrieved articles were also searched for relevant articles, and study methods were evaluated for risk of bias. RESULTS: Of the 620 articles assessed, 16 met inclusion criteria. Sleep-wake disturbances were common in childhood TBI. The most common types of SWD reported were insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness, with ..View full abstract
E.N.B. is funded by TheUniversity of Melbourne International Fee Remission and the Melbourne International Research Scholarships, C.G. contributed inkind, V.A. is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Practitioner Fellowship, and C.C. is funded by a Murdoch Children's Research Institute Career Development Award.