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Sleep disturbance in children with rett syndrome: A qualitative investigation of the parental experience

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Background Sleep problems in children with intellectual disability can be precipitated and maintained by intrinsic and external factors. The present study comprised a qualitative investigation of the experiences of parents of children with Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder where sleep disturbance is common. Method Audio-taped interviews were conducted with nine families. Transcripts were analysed by theoretical coding to develop categories and themes, facilitated by the computer pa...

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Journal:
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
201-215
Publication date:
2005-09-01
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EISSN:
1468-3148
ISSN:
1360-2322
Source identifiers:
388848
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:388848
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uuid:ad102c26-5570-40a7-8a14-4756ce51df19
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pubs:388848
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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