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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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Hypersynchronous delta sleep EEG activity and sudden arousals from slow-wave sleep in adults without a history of parasomnias: clinical and forensic implications.
Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is parasomnia disorder characterized by clinical dream-enactment behavior ranging from vocalization to vigorous movement, resulting in sleep-related injury.
We described here a 4-year-old Caucasian female child with febrile seizures, headache, parasomnias, and a delay of speech.
Aspects of parasomnias in childhood and adolescence.
Long-term, nightly benzodiazepine treatment of injurious parasomnias and other disorders of disrupted nocturnal sleep in 170 adults.
Parasomnias are sleep-wake transition disorders classified by the sleep stage from which they arise, either NREM or rapid eye movement (REM).
This case required differential diagnosis between sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy (SHE) and nonepileptic movement disorders in sleep, mainly REM sleep behavior disorder, NREM parasomnias (or disorders of arousal), and nightmares [6].
En los parrafos siguientes se mencionaran las alteraciones del sueno mas frecuentes en los pacientes trasplantados renales de acuerdo a la Clasificacion Internacional de Trastornos del Sueno (ICSD), las que se clasifican en disomnias y parasomnias para este estudio (26).
Parasomnias are unwanted complex behaviors occurring during sleep.