A STUDY OF THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SLEEP HABITS AND PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIORS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN

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Atsushi Yokomaku, K. M., & Kohyama, J. (2008). A STUDY OF THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SLEEP HABITS AND PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIORS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN. Chronobiology International, 25(4), 549–564.

Introduction

The core purpose of the article is to understand the link in between the sleeping habits and the psychological impact on the behavior of preschool children. In the research paper, the writer has evaluated the effects of less sleeping on the personality of the children. The core purpose of the research is based on the problematic behavior of preschool children because of inappropriate sleeping hours.

Research Question

There is a common perception about the sleep that sleeping is important but sleep timings does not matter therefore, a few hours’ sleep is enough for a healthy life. However, the following research purpose is to find either the variation in sleeping hours, sleeping late and awaking late has any link with the psychological behavior of the children or not.

Methods

The researchers have used the experimental and quantitative method to find the answer of the question about the link in between the sleep irregularities and psychological behavior of preschool children. For this purpose, the researchers have made two groups of children aged in between 4-6 years and divided them into two groups A and B. The children in-group A consists of the children who sleep later than 23:00 averagely four times in a week and about two or more days, they went out at 21:00. However, the children of the other group B take regular sleep, go to bed on time, and wake up on time. Child Behavior check list was developed by considering eight subscale items including Withdraw, Somatic Complaints, Anxious/depressed, Delinquent behavior,  Aggressive behavior, social problems, thought problems and attention problems. Considering this checklist, children were examined for two long weeks by focusing on their sleeping habits and their psychological behavior.

Findings

During the experiment, it is found that the children of group A showed shorter average sleep and their sleeping hours were comparatively less than the other children of B group. Children of group A have greater range of sleep variation in bedtime and wake up time as compare to the children of B group. Collectively it is found that there is no significant difference in the distribution of clinical classification in the behavior of children belong to both groups A&B. Overall, it is found that the there is a high relationship in between the wake up time and bed times. There was also different in clinical classification in the response sleeping late and awaking late.

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