Sleep and dietary patterns, technology and internet usage, perinatal factors, breastfeeding, birth delivery mode and exercise all appear to have an effect on the amount of impulsive behaviour seen in children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

In September 2019 researchers from Spain published the results of their study to assess the association between weight, birth attributes, exercise and sleep habits, dietary intake and impulsive behaviour in … Read more

A short sleep duration appears to be associated with an increased risk of an emotional disorder (anxiety and depression) in both boys and girls and with a behavioural disorder (defiance, inappropriate conduct, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity) in boys only

In December 2019 researchers from Norway published the results of their study to assess the association between sleep duration and symptoms of emotional and behavioral disorders in children. A total … Read more

Greater technology use appears to be associated with more sleep-wake problems and less time in bed in all adolescents, but the association between the amount of technology usage and teacher-rated daytime sleepiness only appears to be seen in adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

In June 2019 researchers from the USA published the results of their study to assess the differences in types and amount of technology used by adolescents and its association with … Read more

Mental health issues in adolescence are linked to compliance to lifestyle recommendations in childhood, with a greater compliance to recommendations for diet, physical activity, sleep, and sedentary behaviour leading to fewer mental health issues

In May 2019 researchers from Canada published the results of their study to assess the association between meeting established recommendations for diet, physical activity, sleep, and sedentary behavior in childhood … Read more