dyssomnia


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dyssomnia

[di′säm·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A group of disorders characterized by difficulty in going to sleep or staying asleep or excessive daytime sleepiness.
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Clinical analysis of dyssomnia in Parkinson patients (in Chinese).
This dyssomnia is further complicated in children with a pre-existing diagnosis of ADHD.
A combination of valerian and lemon balm is effective in the treatment of restlessness and dyssomnia in children.
Although overall fluoxetine was well tolerated, drowsiness, dyssomnia, decreased appetite, nausea, and abdominal pain were the most common side effects.
Muller, et al., "A Combination of Valerian and Lemon Balm is Effective in the Treatment of Restlessness and Dyssomnia in Children," Phytomedicine 13(6), 383-387 (2006).
Patients were evaluated at a sleep disorders center for a dyssomnia that occurred at least 3 nights/wk for 6 mo or more.
The following symptoms were listed at both visits: restlessness, dyssomnia, physical weakness, rapid "fatigability," lack of concentration, hyperactivity, aggressiveness, lack of appetite, excessive drowsiness, listlessness/dejection, or "other." Physicians were also asked to rate the tolerability of the medication as well as any adverse events.
Melissa officinalis and Valeriana officinalis combination in treatment of childhood dyssomnia
The patient's DSM-IV diagnosis was polysubstance dependency, Tourette's syndrome, and dyssomnia disorder not otherwise specified.
The patient "called in a panic with recurrent tics, dyssomnia, and anxiety," said Dr.
In a multivariate analysis, the independent contributors to morning headaches were factors related to health status (body mass index less than 20 kg/m2, a musculoskeletal disease, or hypertension), consumption of psychoactive substances (six or more glasses of alcoholic drinks per day or anxiolytic medications), sleep disorders (insomnia, dyssomnia not otherwise specified, nightmares, circadian rhythm disorders, or sleep-related breathing disorders), and mental disorders (comorbid anxiety and major depressive disorders or major depressive disorder alone).
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