2 Cases of Sleep Disorder of Developmental Delayed Children Treated by Herbal medicine

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J Korean Med. 2022;43(1):180-186
Publication date (electronic) : 2022 March 1
doi : https://doi.org/10.13048/jkm.22014
Department of Oriental Pediatrics, Daegu Haany University Korean Medicine Hospital
Correspondence to: Yun-Soo Cho, Department of Oriental Pediatrics, Daegu Haany University Korean Medicine Hospital, 136, Sincheondong-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu 706-828, Republic of Korea, Tel: +82-53-770-2128, FAX: +82-53-770-2055, E-mail: bluedaffo@naver.com
Received 2022 February 11; Revised 2022 February 20; Accepted 2022 February 22.



This study aims to find out the effect of herbal medicine on sleep disorder in developmental delayed children.


2 patients were treated by herbal medicine. For the progress evaluation, we used The Children’s Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ).


The clinical symptoms were improved after the treatment.


This study reports that the herbal medicine improved sleep disorder in developmental delayed children, but further studies are needed to clarify the effectiveness of the treatment.

MRA(%)=Number of days supply in index periodNumber of days in the study period×100
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The score change of the Children’s Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ)


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The score change of the Children’s Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ)