parasomnia


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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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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.
Betsy is a woman given to panic attacks and parasomnia [more commonly referred to as sleepwalking].
REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) "is a striking parasomnia very common in Parkinson's disease," Dr.
Savage claimed that due to parasomnia, a sleep disorder, he was asleep while he stabbed his victim.
Dream enacting behaviour associated with abnormal movements during sleep constitutes an important REM parasomnia called REM sleep behaviour disorder.
Sleep paralysis is a common parasomnia characterised by in ability of the individual to move or speak and often accompanied by hallucinations of a sensed presence nearby.
Insomnia, huzursuz bacak sendromu, periyodik ekstremite hareketi, 24 saatlik uyku ritim bozukluklari, parasomnia (REM uyku davranisi hastaligi), hiperinsomnia, narkolepsi Yaslanmayla ortaya cikan uyku bozukluklari olarak siralanabilir.
She also told how divorced Walker claimed to suffer from arousal parasomnia - a rare disorder which drives sufferers to uncontrollable sex acts while they are asleep.
Dr Paul Reading, of James Cook University Hospital, a consultant neurologist, said sleepwalking in adults happened during deep sleep - a condition called parasomnia.
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She suffers from parasomnia, a sleep disorder which sees her acting out her dreams .
Persons with NES are aware of their nighttime eating, as opposed to those diagnosed with the parasomnia, nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder (NSRED); these patients also consume food in the middle of the night, but do so while still asleep.