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The Clinical Takeaway: Sleep Deprivation in Teenagers – Assessment and Management of this Common & Important Issue

The Clinical Takeaway: Sleep Deprivation in Teenagers – Assessment and Management of this Common & Important Issue

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The Clinical Takeaway: Sleep deprivation in teenagers – Assessment and Management of this common & important issue 

 

 

In this episode:

 

– Sleep deprivation affects about 70% of teenagers
– Impacts adversely on academic performance, mood issues especially depression and anxiety.
– Two red flag questions will help GPs identify when a child has sleep deprivation.
– Practical advice on how to manage, when to refer, online management resources

 

 

Guest: Dr Chris Seton, Paediatric and Adolescent Sleep Physician; Staff Specialist, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

 

 

Total time: 36 mins
 
Recommended Resource: The SleepShack Program 

 

 

 

 

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