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Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders: HELP
Articles by Heather McCreath
Based on 1 article published since 2009
(Why 1 article?)

Between 2009 and 2019, Heather McCreath wrote the following article about Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders.
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1 Article Discrimination and Sleep Difficulties during Adolescence: The Mediating Roles of Loneliness and Perceived Stress. 2018

Majeno, Angelina / Tsai, Kim M / Huynh, Virginia W / McCreath, Heather / Fuligni, Andrew J. ·Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 911 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA. amajeno@mednet.ucla.edu. · Department of Child and Adolescent Development, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA. · Child and Adolescent Development Department, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, USA. · Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. · Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. · Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. ·J Youth Adolesc · Pubmed #29164378.

ABSTRACT: Irregular and insufficient sleep place youth at risk for adverse psychological and physical health outcomes. Recent research indicates that discrimination constitutes a type of stressor that interferes with adolescent sleep; however, the mechanisms through which discrimination affects sleep are not well understood. This study examined whether ethnic and non-ethnic (i.e., gender, age, and height/weight) discrimination were associated with adolescents' sleep duration, variability, and quality, and whether loneliness and perceived stress mediated these associations. An ethnically-diverse sample (42% Latino, 29% European American, 23% Asian) of adolescents (Nā€‰=ā€‰316; M