ADHD and sleep disorders
Links between sleep and daytime behaviours began as far back as 1892 with the great physician William Osler. He reported on children with chronic tonsillitis and sleep difficulties observing ‘the expression is dull, heavy, and apathetic ... in long-standing cases the child is very stupid looking, responds slowly to questions and may be sullen and cross ... the influence upon the mental development is striking’.
ADHD in practice 2010; 2(1): 8–11
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