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Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for non-respiratory sleep disturbances in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: a systematic review

Project title: Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for non-respiratory sleep disturbances in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: a systematic review

Call to action: 14/212 14/212 Interventions for sleep disturbances in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Bryony BeresfordORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-0716-2902

Lead Author: Professor Bryony BeresfordORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-0716-2902

Contractor: University of York

Cost: £171,211.74

Co-investigators: Dr Catriona McDaid, Dr Megan Thomas, Professor Catherine Hewitt, Professor Heather Elphick.

Started: February 2016 | Status: Published November 2018

PROSPERO registration: CRD42016034067

It was not possible to draw conclusions about the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for managing sleep disturbance, and although there was some benefit with melatonin the degree of benefit is uncertain.

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