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Exploratory: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)-Pediatric
|Short Description of Instrument||
This is a sleep screening for older children. It is currently undergoing validation and has both parent-report and self-report versions.
Consists of eight subscales:
Sleep Onset Delay
Sleep Disordered Breathing
Gives 8 subscale scores and a total score.
Strengths/Weaknesses: The CSHQ - Older Child/Adolescent has been assessed in pediatrics with and without health conditions. It has also been translated into multiple languages (e.g. Portuguese, Dutch). More evidence to support its use in pediatric SCI is warranted.
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.