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Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ)

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Exploratory: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)-Pediatric (ages 0-12)
Short Description of Instrument
This is a parent-report sleep screening for school aged children. It is validated for ages 4 through 12, with self report for ages 7-12.
Consists of eight subscales:
Bedtime Resistance
Sleep Onset Delay
Sleep Duration
Sleep Anxiety
Night Wakings
Sleep Disordered Breathing
Daytime Sleepiness
Parent-reported questionnaire.
Gives 8 subscale scores and a total score.
Goodlin-Jones, B. L., Sitnick, S. L., Tang, K., Liu, J., & Anders, T. F. (2008). The Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire in toddlers and preschool children. J Dev Behav Pediatr, 29(2), 82-88.
Owens, J. A., Spirito, A.,& McGuinn, M. (2000). The Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ): psychometric properties of a survey instrument for school-aged children. Sleep, 23(8), 1043-1051.