Auburn University Sleep Study (AUSS) Publications

Wave 1: 2009-2010
Wave 2: 2010-2011
Wave 3: 2011-2012

National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Grant # R01-HL093246
El-Sheikh, M. (PI) Sleep and Child Developmental Outcomes: Physiological and Contextual Influences
1/1/2009 – 3/31/2014


Wave 4: 2017-2018
Wave 5: 2019-2020

NHLBI
Grant # R01-HL136752
El-Sheikh, M. (PI) Child Sleep as a Mechanism and Moderator in the Development of Health Disparities
9/1/2017 – 8/31/2021

PUBLICATIONS SUPPORTED FULLY OR PARTIALLY BY GRANT

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts:

Wave 1:

El-Sheikh, M., Philbrook, L. E., Kelly, R. J., Hinnant, B., & Buckhalt, J. A. (2019). What does a good night’s sleep mean? Nonlinear relations between sleep and children’s cognitive functioning and mental health. Sleep, 42, 1-12.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsz078

Kelly, R. & El-Sheikh, M. (2016). Parental problem drinking and children’s sleep: The role of ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Journal of Family Psychology, 30, 708-719.

doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/fam0000209

Erath, S. A., Tu, K. M., Buckhalt, J. A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2015). Associations between children’s intelligence and academic achievement: The role of sleep. Journal of Sleep Research, 24, 510-513.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12281

Staton, L., Hinnant, J. B., Buckhalt, J., & El-Sheikh, M. (2014). Sleep and cognitive performance: The role of income and respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity. Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 1528- 1540.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21247

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R., & Rauer, A. (2013). Quick to berate, slow to sleep: Interpartner psychological conflict, mental health, and sleep. Health Psychology, 32, 1057-1066.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/a0031786

El-Sheikh, M., Bagley, E. J., Keiley, M., Elmore-Staton, L., Chen, E., & Buckhalt, J. A. (2013). Economic adversity and children’s sleep problems: Multiple indicators and moderation of effects. Health Psychology, 32, 849-859.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/a0030413

Del Giudice, M., Hinnant, J. B., Ellis, B. J., & El-Sheikh, M. (2012). Adaptive patterns of stress responsivity: A preliminary investigation. Developmental Psychology, 48, 775-790.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/a0026519

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R. J., Bagley, E. J., & Wetter, E. K. (2012). Parental depressive symptoms and children’s sleep: The role of family conflict. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 806-814.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02530.x

Wave 2:

Kouros, C. D., & El-Sheikh, M. (2017). Within-family relations in objective sleep duration, quality, and schedule. Child Development, 88, 1983-2000.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12667

El-Sheikh, M., Keiley, M., Bagley, E. J., & Chen, E. (2015). Socioeconomic adversity and women’s sleep: Stress and chaos as mediators. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 13(6), 506-523.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15402002.2014.940110

Bagley, E. J., & El-Sheikh, M. (2013). Familial risk moderates the association between sleep and zBMI in children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 775-784.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jst031

El-Sheikh, M., Erath, S. A., & Bagley, E. J. (2013). Parasympathetic nervous system activity and children’s sleep. Journal of Sleep Research, 22, 282-288.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12019

El-Sheikh, M., & Erath, S. A. (2011). Family conflict, autonomic nervous system functioning, and child adaptation: State of the science and future directions. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 703-721. PMCID: PMC3695441.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579411000034

Waves 1 & 2:

Kelly, R., & El-Sheikh, M. (2019). Reciprocal relations between parental problem drinking and children’s sleep: The role of socioeconomic adversity. Child Development, 90, 1987-2000.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13074

Bagley, E. J., Kelly, R. J., & El-Sheikh, M. (2015). Longitudinal relations between children’s sleep and body mass index: The moderating role of socioeconomic risk. Sleep Health, 1, 44-49.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2014.12.001

El-Sheikh, M., Hinnant, J. B., & Erath, S. A. (2015). Marital conflict, vagal regulation and children’s sleep: A longitudinal investigation. In M. El-Sheikh & A. Sadeh (Eds.), Sleep and development: Advancing theory and research. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 80, 89-106.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/mono.12146

Erath, S. A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2015). Linking bioregulatory systems: Reciprocal autonomic activation predicts sleep over one year in middle childhood. Developmental Psychobiology, 57, 17-24.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21246

Wave 3:

Bagley, E. J., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Saini, E. K., Philbrook, L. E., & El-Sheikh, M. (2018). Neighborhood economic deprivation and social fragmentation: Associations with children’s sleep. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 16, 542-552.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15402002.2016.1253011

Bagley, E. J., Kelly, R. J., Buckhalt, J. A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2015). What keeps low SES children from sleeping well: The role of pre-sleep worries and sleep environment. Sleep Medicine, 16, 496-502.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2014.10.008

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R. J., Sadeh, A., & Buckhalt, J. A. (2014). Income, ethnicity and sleep: Coping as a moderator. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20, 441-448.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/a0036699

Bagley, E. J., & El-Sheikh, M. (2014). Relations between daytime pre-ejection period reactivity and sleep in late childhood. Journal of Sleep Research, 23, 337-340.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12117

Waves 2 & 3:

Saini, E.K., Gillis, B., Elmore-Staton, L., Buckhalt, J.A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2020, epub). Longitudinal relations between sleep and cognitive functioning in children: Self-esteem as a moderator. Journal of Sleep Research. e13209.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.13209

Saini, E. K., Keiley, M. K., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Duke, A. M., & El-Sheikh, M. (2021). Socioeconomic status and sleep among couples. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 19(2), 159-177.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15402002.2020.1721501

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R. J., Koss, K. J., & Rauer, A. J. (2015). Longitudinal relations between constructive and destructive conflict and couples’ sleep. Journal of Family Psychology, 29, 349-359.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000083

Waves 1, 2 & 3:

El-Sheikh, M., Hinnant, J. B., & Philbrook, L. E. (2017). Trajectories of sleep and cardiac sympathetic activity indexed by pre-ejection period in childhood. Journal of Sleep Research, 26, 578-586.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12491

Philbrook, L. E., Hinnant, J. B., Elmore-Staton, L., Buckhalt, J. A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2017). Sleep and cognitive functioning in childhood: Ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and sex as moderators. Developmental Psychology, 53, 1276-1285.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000319

El-Sheikh, M., Bagley, E. J., Keiley, M. K., & Erath, S. A. (2014). Growth in body mass index from childhood into adolescence: The role of sleep duration and quality. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34, 1145-1166.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0272431613519499

Kelly, R. J., Marks, B. T., & El-Sheikh, M. (2014). Longitudinal relations between parent-child conflict and children’s adjustment: The role of children’s sleep. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 1175-1185.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-014-9863-z

Keller, P. S., Kouros, C. D., Erath, S. A., Dahl, R. E., & El-Sheikh, M. (2014). Longitudinal relations between maternal depressive symptoms and child sleep problems: The role of parasympathetic nervous system reactivity. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55, 172-179.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12151

Waves 1, 2, & 3 AUSS & Waves 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 NICHD Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Grant # R01-HD046795):

El-Sheikh, M., & Kelly, R. J. (2017). Family functioning and children’s sleep. Child Development Perspectives, 11, 264-269.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/cdep.12243

El-Sheikh, M., & Erath, S. A. (2011). Family conflict, autonomic nervous system functioning, and child adaptation: State of the science and future directions. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 703-721. NIHMSID: NIHMS320141 PMCID: PMC3695441.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579411000034

Waves 1 & 3:

Philbrook, L. E., Shimizu, M., Buckhalt, J. A., & El-Sheikh, M. (2018). Sleepiness as a pathway linking race and socioeconomic status with academic and cognitive outcomes in middle childhood. Sleep Health, 4, 405-412.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2018.07.008

Wave 4:

Zeringue, M. M., Erath, S. A., & El-Sheikh, M. Exposure to peer aggression and adolescent sleep Problems: Moderation by parental acceptance. Under Review.

El-Sheikh, M., Shimizu, M., Philbrook, L. E., Erath, S. A., & Buckhalt, J. A. (2020). Sleep and development in adolescence in the context of socioeconomic disadvantage. Journal of Adolescence, 83, 1-11.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.06.006

Waves 1, 2, 3, & 4:

Shimizu, M., Zeringue, M., Erath, S. A., Hinnant, J. B., & El-Sheikh, M. (2020) Trajectories of sleep problems in childhood: Associations with mental health in adolescence. SLEEP.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsaa190

Book Chapters:

El-Sheikh, M., Kelly, R. J., & Philbrook, L. E. (2017). Sleep and development: Familial and socio-cultural considerations. In S. M. McHale, V. King, and O. Buxton (Eds.), Family contexts of sleep and health across the life course (pp. 25-49). Springer.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64780-7_2

Bagley, E. & El-Sheikh, M. (2013). Children’s sleep and internalizing and externalizing symptoms. In A.R. Wolfson & H.E. Montgomery-Downs (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of infant, child, and adolescent sleep: Development and problems (pp. 381-396). New York: Oxford University Press.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199873630.013.0027

Buckhalt, J. A. (2013). The role of schools in identification, treatment and prevention of sleep problems. In A. Wolfson and H. Montgomery- Downs (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of infant, child, and adolescent sleep problems. (pp. 292-301). New York: Oxford University Press.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199873630.013.0019