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Jan 8, 2003 Learn about sleep disorders including, insomnia, snoring and nightmares.

Parasomnias is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Parasomnias books and related discussion.

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Nightmares & Other Disturbing Parasomnias
Parasomnias represent a wide variety of disorders that interrupt sleep and cause CLASSIFICATION.
NREM parasomnias
Summary. Mayer G. NREM parasomnias.
Parasomnias in children most commonly include: night terrors, sleepwalking, bedwetting, sleep bruxism (teeth grinding) and body rocking.
The group of sleep disorders known as parasomnias are defined broadly as majority of parasomnias are believed not related to psychiatric illness [2].

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Stewart Unaware of Actions, Jury Told
Wednesday afternoon, toxicologist Andrew Mason told the jury that drugs such as Ambien cause "parasomnias" - in which people perform complex actions such as driving cars or fixing meals but don't remember them later.
St. Elizabeth Sleep Disorders Q&A
Though you may have never heard of parasomnias, there's a good chance you've experienced one. Simply put, parasomnias are undesirable events that occur in different levels of sleep.
Insomnia facts and its homeopathic cure
Chemical sleep pills have shown to exert several side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, appetite disorder and parasomnias. Parasomnias are behaviors and actions over which you have no control, like sleepwalking.
Stewart Unaware of His Actions, Psychiatrist Says
On Wednesday afternoon, toxicologist Andrew Mason told the jury that drugs like Ambien cause “parasomnias” – where people perform complex actions like driving cars, fixing meals, having sex – but don't remember them later.
State Rests Case in Stewart Trial
"You have never heard about the sideeffects of Ambien with respect to parasomnias?" he asked. "Do you know what the sideffects are?

Suggested Web Resources

Parasomnia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the 2008 horror film, see Parasomnia (film).
Parasomnias: Nightmares, Night Terrors, Confusional Arousals and
Information on the disruptive sleep disorders called parasomnias, which include bedwetting, sleepwalking, nightmares, and more.
Primary parasomnias are marked by a simultaneous occurrence of elements of both wakefulness and sleep.
Sleep and Parasomnias | National Sleep Foundation - Information
The term “parasomnia” refers to all the abnormal things that can happen to people while they sleep, apart from sleep apnea.

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