Family Focus: Sleep
The Family Focus section of this issue of NCFR Report — themed "Sleep" — includes articles that address sleep and marital quality, the effects of sleep-related work demands on family, infant sleep arrangements and outcomes, sleep deprivation among parents, and more.
- Sleep: Overview and Introduction — by Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emeritus, Professor Emerita, Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
- Are You Awake? Why Sleep Matters in Marriage and What Couples Can Do About It — by Jeremy B. Yorgason, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University; Amber Seidel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University–York; Amy Rauer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and Courtney A. Polenick, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School
- Beginners Again and Again at Couple Bedsharing — by Paul C. Rosenblatt, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota
- Effects of Work Travel on Sleep Patterns — by Shelby Borowski, M.S., doctoral student; Jill Naar, M.S., doctoral student; and Anisa Zvonkovic, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech
- Infant Sleep Arrangements and the Family System — by Douglas M. Teti, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
- The Impact of Sleep on Marital Satisfaction During the Transition to Parenthood — by Lindsay E. Wright, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, and Alicia Deaver, M.S., CCLS, Visiting Instructor, Department of Child and Family Studies, College of Education and Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
- Empowerment and Knowledge: Guiding Parents in Creating Healthy Infant Sleep Routines — by Wendy Middlemiss, Ph.D., CFLE, Associate Professor, and Kaylee Seddio, M.S., CFLE, doctoral candidate, Department of Educational Psychology, University of North Texas
- Why Rates of Bedsharing With Infants are Rising, While U.S. Health Policy Advocates Condemn it — by Elaine S. Barry, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State Fayette
- Ambivalence: New Research on Co-Sleeping in the United States — by Adrienne Riegle, Ph.D., CFLE, Graduate of Sociology, Iowa State University
- The Benefits of Bedtime Routines for Preschoolers and their Families — by Caroline Wall, B.S., Child Life Intern, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and Jenell Kelly, Ph.D., CFLE, Part-Time Temporary Faculty, College of Education and Human Services, Central Michigan University
- Parents, Children and Sleep Deprivation — by Nicola D. Rodrigues, Ph.D., CFLE, former Visiting Professor, Department of Family Science and Social Work, Miami University
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