Snooze-- or Lose!

Snooze-- or Lose!

10 "no-war" Ways to Improve your Teen's Sleep Habits

Book - 2006
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Natl Academy Pr
As widespread & damaging as obesity! Forty-one million adolescents in the United States aren’t getting enough sleep. Just walk into any first period classroom to see results of sleep deprivation.

Book News
Aimed at parents, this guide to helping teens get better sleep explains their unique requirements and the effects of adolescent changes in brain function, and it offers tips on how to help them get more sleep. Emsellem (Center for Sleep and Wake Disorders, Chevy Chase, Maryland), also a parent, describes why teens stay up late and sleep all day, the effects of deprivation, the connection to learning, and the process of sleep. Also discussed are ways to talk to children about the problem, and following a program. The other sections cover disorders, family and community support, and sleep and adolescents around the world. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Blackwell North Amer
Snooze ... or Lose! explains the critical role that sleep plays in teens' lives and provides guidelines for helping teens get the sleep they need. Written in a lively and down-to-earth style, with lots of tips and advice from teens themselves, this book will be the go-to guide for parents and kids looking for a good night's sleep.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780309101899
Branch Call Number: 618.928498 Em82s 2006 TEEN
Characteristics: vi, 249 p. : ill., charts, facsim. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Whiteley, Carol

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