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Insomnia in Children and Adolescents 

Insomnia in Children and Adolescents
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Insomnia in Children and Adolescents
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Judith A. Owens

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195398212.003.0046
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date: 02 June 2020

Chapter 46 focuses on general consensus, rather than empirically based guidelines, for the rational use of over-the-counter (OTC) sedatives or hypnotics for sleep complaints (a relatively common practice among pediatricians and general practitioners, as well as among child psychiatrists) in clinical practice, followed by a discussion of specific features of sleep medications that have been identified as being commonly used in pediatric settings.

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