Latest Avi Sadeh Stories

Newborn Night-Waking Has A Detrimental Health Impact On Parents
2014-07-09 09:11:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the hardest parts of new parenthood is never getting enough sleep. Once an hour, every night, the baby cries out for food, comfort, or to be cleaned. Most new parents report feeling more exhausted in the morning than they did the night before. Professor Avi Sadeh led a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University's (TAU) School of Psychological Sciences to conduct the first study to examine why interrupted sleep can be as...

Child Nighttime Fears Result of Fantasy-Reality Confusion
2012-11-14 10:29:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most children experience nighttime fears at some point in their development, whether it is monsters under the bed or boogeymen in the closet. Most children outgrow these fears without professional help, but some contend with them for extended periods of time. For these children, experts say, there is a risk of developing anxiety problems later in life. Professor Avi Sadeh of Tel Aviv University's School of Psychological Sciences is...

2010-10-27 05:50:00

A new study finds that roughly half of all infants have the ability to sleep through the night at just three to four months of age. However, researchers note that a small number of babies will still be unable to maintain uninterrupted sleep through the night before reaching their first birthday. "From five months on, and earlier for some families, parents can realistically expect to experience an uninterrupted and substantial period of sleep," said lead researcher Dr. Jacqueline Henderson of...

2009-12-24 07:05:00

Are your 11- and 12-year-olds staying up later, then dozing off at school the next day? Parents and educators who notice poor sleeping patterns in their children should take note of new research from Tel Aviv University "• and prepare themselves for bigger changes to come. Prof. Avi Sadeh of TAU's Department of Psychology suggests that changes in children's sleep patterns are evident just before the onset of physical changes associated with puberty. He counsels parents and educators to...

2008-01-14 08:10:00

Israeli researchers have discovered that caring for stuffed animals reduces severe stress reactions in children exposed to war. "Shifting attention from oneself to others can be very healthy for individuals under stressful times," Dr. Avi Sadeh of Tel Aviv University said in an interview with Reuters Health.  Sadeh and his associates performed two separate studies to determine if war-stressed children would show improved stress reactions after caring for stuffed animals.  The first...

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