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Tayside Children’s Sleep Questionnaire (TCSQ)
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Supplemental: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)-Pediatric (ages 1 to 5).
Short Description of Instrument
This questionnaire assesses the issues of initiating and maintaining sleep for children between the ages of 1 and 5.
This is a revised subscale of the Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (Bruni et al, 1996).
Parent-reported questionnaire.
McGreavey J.A., P.T. Donnan, H.C. Pagliari and F.M. Sullivan (2005). The Tayside children's sleep questionnaire: a simple tool to evaluate sleep problems in young children. Child Care Health Dev 31(5):539–544.
Other Reference:
Bruni, O., Ottaviano, S., Guidetti, V., Romoli, M., Innocenzi, M., Cortesi, F.,& Giannotti, F. (1996). The Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC). Construction and validation of an instrument to evaluate sleep disturbances in childhood and adolescence. J Sleep Res, 5(4), 251–261.
Shahid, A., Wilkinson, K., Marcu, S.,& Shapiro, C. M. (2012). Tayside Children’s Sleep Questionnaire (TCSQ). In A. Shahid, K. Wilkinson, S. Marcu, & C. M. Shapiro (Eds.), STOP, THAT and One Hundred Other Sleep Scales (pp. 385–386). New York: Springer.
Spruyt, K.,& Gozal, D. (2011). Pediatric sleep questionnaires as diagnostic or epidemiological tools: a review of currently available instruments. Sleep Med Rev, 15(1), 19–32.
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