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parasomnia

[‚par·ə′säm·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A group of disorders characterized by abnormal movements or behavior intruding into sleep (for example, sleep walking, sleep terrors, sleep talking, nightmares, sleep paralysis, tooth grinding, and bed wetting).
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Aspects of parasomnias in childhood and adolescence.
They found that daytime sleepiness was often caused by sleep disruptions in the latter part of the night, sleep-related breathing problems, or parasomnia (abnormal sleep behaviors) that are often the result of excessive drinking.
NREM parasomnias are characterized by abnormal behaviors during sleep with significant harm potential.
En el caso de pacientes trasplantados, las parasomnias no son significativas, en total estan presentes en un 8,4% de la poblacion (14), representando solo el 0,5% el de origen medico (14).
This can precipitate parasomnias, contribute to conditioned arousal associated with insomnia, and potentially exacerbate sleep disordered breathing.
Researchers at the CARMS also looked at the impact of sleep disorders like narcolepsy, RLS, sleep apnea and the parasomnias on daytime cognitive functions and cardiovascular health.
Update on in Pediatrics Screening and Staging 1630-1730 1630-1730 Repeat of lecture Repeat of lecture Given at 1525 Given at 1525 1730-1930 1730-1930 Reception in the Reception in the Exhibit Hall Exhibit Hall 2000-2200 2000-2200 Focus's Night of Focus's Night of Live Comedy Live Comedy ADULT SLEEP PEDIATRIC SLEEP 0800-0900 0800-0900 Frank Roman MD Patrick Sorenson, MA, Abnormal Sexual Behaviors RPSGT Parasomnias During Sleep in Children 0905-1005 0905-1005 Repeat of Lecture Repeat of Lecture Given at 0800 Given at 0800 1010-1110 Kathryn Hansen R.
In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (DSM- IV) classification, parasomnias are mainly divided into four categories: nightmare disorder (dream anxiety disorder), sleep terror disorder (night terror; NT), sleepwalking disorder and parasomnia not otherwise specified (2).
Common types of sleep disorders are parasomnias (periodic limb movement disorder-PLMD, rapid eye movement behavior disorder-REMBD), nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy-NFLE, and insomnia.
98] Long-term data from the ALSPAC study corroborate these findings: psychotic experiences in adolescence were predicted by nightmares and night terrors in childhood, and were strongly associated with concurrent parasomnias.
Consistent with previous studies, being a female, having persistent sleep problems, and emotional and behaviour problems in childhood additionally increased the risk for parasomnias at age 12 years.