sleep disorder

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Noun1.sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
hypersomnia - an inability to stay awake
insomnia - an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
pavor nocturnus, sleep terror disorder - a disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare; they occur during NREM sleep
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
sleep apnea - apnea that occurs during sleep
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Just over one-third of college students were at risk for one sleeping disorder, and one in five were at risk for a mental disorder, a recent study found.
It never occurred to George Winard, 79, of Sherman Oaks that he had a sleeping disorder.