Pandemic disrupts baby sleep patterns

The onset of COVID-19 disrupted day-to-day routines for millions of families around the world, with the stress and changes in routines caused by home confinement temporarily […]

Negative thinking disturbs teen sleep

Nagging negative thoughts – and striving for perfection – keep teenagers awake at night, raising their chance of becoming depressed and anxious, a new study shows. […]

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Youth wellbeing benefits from sleep research

Healthy sleep is widely recognised as important for young people’s wellbeing. Now Flinders University Professor of Clinical Child Psychology Michael Gradisar and his team have collaborated with […]

Better sleep tips for children and families

Anxiety over childhood sleep problems affect everyone in a family unit – parents, siblings and the child enduring sleep issues. Flinders University research-supported techniques have come […]

Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to […]