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  1. A questionnaire survey of sleep and night-time behaviour in a community-based sample of adults with intellectual disability.

    Article - En anglais

    Two hundred and five people with intellectual disability, aged 18 years or over, and living in health-or social-services-managed community housing, completed sleep and behaviour questionnaires.

    An 85.7% return rate was achieved.

    Settling problems were present in 26.8% and night waking in 55.6% of the subjects.

    Parasomnias were present in 14% of subjects and 15% of the sample showed some features associated with sleep-related breathing problems.

    Factors associated with sleep-related problems included gender, aetiology of intellectual disability, epilepsy, treatment with antiepileptic medication, evening caffeine consumption, nocturnal urinary incontinence and ability to communicate.

    Significant sleep-related problems were demonstrated in this population ; some of these problems might be avoided by simple measures.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Arriération mentale, Association morbide, Trouble sommeil, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Santé mentale, Homme, Déficience intellectuelle, Trouble développement, Système nerveux pathologie, Trouble neurologique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental retardation, Concomitant disease, Sleep disorder, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Mental health, Human, Intellectual deficiency, Developmental disorder, Nervous system diseases, Neurological disorder

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0258608

    Code Inist : 002B18C12. Création : 11/09/1998.