Parent and child sleep problems associated with greater parental stress

Parent and child sleep problems associated with greater parental stress

Parent and child sleep problems associated with greater parental stress The rate of parental stress is greater among parents who have sleep disorders themselves, or have children with sleep disorders, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Ray Merrill and Kayla Slavik of Brigham Young University, US, and colleagues. Sleep and stress disorders are known to have a two-way correlation, with stress promoting sleep disorders and sleep disorders promoting stress. Among parents, …