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).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He had reduced sleep efficiency at 52% with no evidence of sleep apnea, parasomnia or behavioral disorders.
Factors that predispose, prime and precipitate NREM parasomnias in adults: clinical and forensic implications.
She was offered medication for the parasomnia, but one of the possible side effects was schizophrenia so she turned it down, her wife Kelly Hickey-Fareed said.
A parasomnia involves undesired events that happen during sleeping.
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.
The paper was titled "Trauma Associated Sleep Disorder: A Proposed Parasomnia Encompassing Disruptive Nocturnal Behaviors, Nightmares, and REM without Atonia in Trauma Survivors." He also plans to release another study on the topic in a journal next year.
This list includes various sleep disorders including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, parasomnia, and many more.
This is the most common type of parasomnia observed in children.
c) non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep arousal disorder/NREM parasomnia