Sustained impact of a sleep intervention and moderators of treatment outcome for children with ADHD: a randomised controlled trial
E Sciberras, M Mulraney, F Mensah, F Oberklaid, D Efron, H Hiscock
PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2020
BACKGROUND: We aim to (1) determine whether a behavioural sleep intervention for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) leads to sustained benefits; and (2) examine the factors associated with treatment response. METHODS: This study was a randomised controlled trial of 244 children (5-13 years) with ADHD from Victoria, Australia. All participants had a moderate/severe sleep problem that met American Academy of Sleep Medicine criteria for an eligible sleep disorder by parent report. The two-session intervention covered sleep hygiene and standardised behavioural strategies. The control group received usual care. Parent- and teacher-reported outcomes at 12 months included..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC)
Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowships
Awarded by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship
This project is funded by a Project Grant from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC, 607362). A/Prof. Sciberras and Dr Mensah are funded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowships (1110688, 1111160). A/Prof. Sciberras is also funded by a veski Inspiring Women's Fellowship. Dr Efron's position is funded by a Clinician Scientist Fellowship, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Prof. Hiscock is funded by a NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship (1136222). MCRI is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.