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The following includes the presentations, measures, and related articles from the Sleep Down Under Short Course “Seeing the Whole Elephant,” presented 17 October 2018 in Brisbane, QLD.  For any questions, please contact Dr. Lisa Meltzer at


Workshop Presentations


Related Articles


Carney, C. E., Buysse, D. J., Ancoli-Israel, S., Edinger, J. D., Krystal, A. D., Lichstein, K. L. et al. (2012). The consensus sleep diary: standardizing prospective sleep self-monitoring. Sleep, 35, 287-302.

Lewandowski, A. S., Toliver-Sokol, M., & Palermo, T. M. (2011). Evidence-based review of subjective pediatric sleep measures. J.Pediatr.Psychol., 36, 780-793.

Spruyt, K. & Gozal, D. (2011). Pediatric sleep questionnaires as diagnostic or epidemiological tools: A review of currently available instruments. Sleep Med.Rev., 15, 19-32


Ancoli-Israel, S., Martin, J. L., Blackwell, T., Buenaver, L., Liu, L., Meltzer, L. J., Sadeh, A., Spira, A. P., Taylor, D. J. (2015).  The SBSM Guide to Actigraphy Monitoring: Clinical and Research Applications.  Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 13, S4-38.

Meltzer, L. J., Montgomery-Downs, H. E., Insana, S. P., & Walsh, C. M. (2012). Use of actigraphy for assessment in pediatric sleep research. Sleep Med.Rev., 16, 463-475.

Smith, M. T., McCrae, C. S., Cheung, J., Martin, J. L., Harrod, C. G., Heald, J. L., & Carden, K. A. (2018). Use of actigraphy for the evaluation of sleep disorders and circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Sleep Med, 14, 1231-1237.


Pediatric Questionnaires or Source Articles

Note: page number (of pdf) is where the questionnaire can be found

Multidimensional Questionnaires

Sleep Disordered Breathing


Daytime Sleepiness

Circadian Rhythm

Patient Reported Outcomes