Dr. Eduard Estivill is a pediatrician, neurophysiologist and author of the bestseller "Duérmete niño” / “Go to sleep child”. He is one of the world's leading specialists in sleep disorders. He graduated in medicine and surgery, and was specialized in clinical neurophysiology and pediatrics at the University of Barcelona, Spain.
He is the author of more than 200 articles on sleep disorders in both national and international journals. Dr. Estivill has an experience of over thirty years in medicine and has been trained in Spain, France and United States (Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit).
Workshops (12-minute each one):
"EXTINCTION" TECHNIQUES IN THE TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD INSOMNIA
|Francesc Segarra, sleep specialist (expert in sleep medicine by the European Sleep Research Society)
Coordinator - Estivill Sleep Clinic - www.doctorestivill.es
(University Hospital Quiron Dexeus, and General Hospital of Catalonia).
Pediatric Group Co-Coordinator - Spanish Sleep Society
|Child Insomnia is a common sleep disturbance that affects approximately 30% of children to preschool. Scientific evidence indicates that treatments of choice in Children Insomnia behavioral type (Behavioral Insomnia of Childhood) are behavioral interventions (mostly based on Extinction) since it has been shown to produce reliable and durable changes , and have no significant adverse effects.|
SLEEP PROBLEMS IN TEENAGERS. ADJUSTING SLEEP PATTERNS
Neurophysiologist. Sleep specialist (expert in sleep medicine by the European Sleep Research Society). Responsible Doctor at the Estivill Sleep Clinic, Dexeus University Institute, Quirón Health, Barcelona.
|Adolescents despise sleep. They think it is a waste of time. Therefore, they sleep lesser hours than they need, and tend to have a greater irregular sleep patterns. This causes tiredness and poor school performance, especially negatively affects relations with parents.
In Spain, where social schedules are totally incongruous (we have dinner late and go to bed too late), work and school schedule should be regulated for a higher quality life.
HOW DO WE TALK TO AN ADOLESCENT?
Psychologist and Pedagogue. Director of Punt Psicologia, Barcelona. Collaborator at the Estivill Sleep Clinic.
Adolescence is overly mythologized. Some parents imagine that is harder than it really is. It can be a very enriching stage because it is full of challenges and discoveries.
DELAY IN THE SLEEP STAGE IN ADOLESCENTS. HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED?
Pediatrician, neurophysiologist and European Specialist in Sleep Medicine. Director of the Estivill Sleep Clinic, Dexeus University Institute, Quirón-Health, Barcelona, and director of the Sleep Unit of the General Hospital of Catalonia.