Childhood Sleep Problems and Alcohol/drug Problems in Young Adulthood
Sleep problems are a direct result of poor nutritional intake in infancy and childhood.
~ Uncle Russ
ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2010) — Sleep problems are a major public-health issue in the United States. In 2006, for example, more than half of 6th to 12th graders reported feeling tired or sleepy, and more than 30 percent reported having problems remaining asleep during the night. A first-of-its-kind study has found a long-term relationship between childhood sleep problems and subsequent alcohol and drug outcomes.