J Pediatr Biochem 2016; 06(04): 172-178
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1598613
Review Article
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Common Sleep Disorders in Children

Jasneek K. Chawla1, 2, 3, Helen Heussler1, 2, 3
  • 1Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Children's Hospital Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • 3School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
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Publication History

11 December 2016

05 January 2017

Publication Date:
17 February 2017 (eFirst)


Sleep disorders are common in children and include both respiratory and non-respiratory causes. An awareness of these conditions is important due to the recognized complications of untreated sleep disorders in childhood. This review provides an overview of common sleep disorders in childhood including an overview of treatment options.