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Progress in elucidating the pathophysiological basis of nonrapid eye movement
Abstract: Nonrapid eye movement (NREM) or arousal parasomnias are prevalent conditions in children and young adults, apparently provoked by any medical, physical, mental, or pharmacologic/toxic agent disturbing normal biorhythm and causing sleep ...
Demonic night terrors may traumatize mom, but not the child
I babysit twice a week for my 23-month-old granddaughter Joni, a dream child with a sweet disposition who sleeps like, well — a baby. That is until last week, when she had her first night terror, and oddly, not at night at all, but during nap time.
Sleep Disturbances in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Updated Review and
Sleep-disordered breathing, periodic leg movement disorders, and other parasomnias are common in trauma-exposed samples. Disruptive nocturnal behaviors are also common among people with PTSD. These disruptive nocturnal behaviors include night ...
Parasomnias May Be Common—But They're No Joke
But even though parasomnias—a category of sleep disorders marked by abnormal behaviors, perceptions, and actions—may seem hilarious when Ed Norton is searching in his sleep for his long-lost puppy in The Honeymooners, the reality is no laughing ...
Parasomnias: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
Parasomnias are undesirable physical, experiential, or behavioral phenomena that occur exclusively during sleep onset, during sleep, or during arousals from sleep.

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