1. Do you have a child who exhibits noncompliance at bedtime?
* Stalling or making excuses *
* Leaving the bedroom *
* Physical aggression (e.g., throwing objects, hitting) *
* Protesting (e.g., arguing, crying, calling out) *
* Ignoring instructions to go to bed *
2. Do you live in Miami Dade County, FL?
3. Are you are willing to participate in a research study?
If you’ve answered yes to all, please contact:
Desiree Espinal at (305) 791-6938 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The aims of the study are: (a) to reduce noncompliance at bedtime, (b) to reduce the time it takes the child to go to bed after being instructed to do so, and (c) to study the interactions taking place.
The child must:
- Be 4 to 7 years old
- Exhibit bedtime refusal behaviors at least 4 days in a typical week
- Not be diagnosed with any psychological or medical disorders
- Not be diagnosed with any developmental delays
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (Miami, FL)
IRB APPROVAL NUMBER 011411-0
Disclaimer: This is a guest post written by Desiree Espinal. You may read more of my disclosure here.