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The aim of this study is to investigate the frequency of sleep problems in epileptic children and their caregivers.

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The study instruments include two parts. First, data on socio-demographic, height, weight, the sleep duration, caregiver's level of education (Illiterate, Preliminary school, High school, University), caregiver sleep problems, and medical background were noted. Clinical data regarding epilepsy (a type of seizure, etiology, the frequency of seizures, actual and previous antiseizure medications) were collected from interviews of participants/parents and examination. Second, the psychometric assessment tools used to evaluate all participants and caregivers; Children's sleep habits questionnaire (CSHQ), strength and difficulties questionnaire (SDQ), diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM)-V Sleep Disorders Scale-Child Report, DSM-V Sleep Disorder Scale- Adult Report. All participants and their caregivers completed the psychometric questionnaires. ;

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NCT number NCT05191576
Study type Observational
Source Ege University
Contact Ipek Dokurel, MD
Phone +905325863157
Email [email protected]
Status Recruiting
Start date January 1, 2021
Completion date December 31, 2022