Not only does recent research indicate that children with ADHD sleep less, but they also are unable to reach a deep sleep. Kids with the disorder take longer to fall asleep in general, which accounts for lack of sleep. The children are unable to recharge properly without deep sleep, and without enough sleep. Also, two out of three children with ADHD have another psychiatric condition, which may also affect their sleep patterns. “Our survey is an important foundation for further studies,” said researcher Anne Virring Sorensen, lead researcher of the project, which was completed at the Aarhus University in Denmark. Sleep is an important component in managing symptoms of ADHD. click for more