parasomnia


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par·a·som·ni·a

 (păr′ə-sŏm′nē-ə)
n.
Any of a group of sleep disorders characterized by unwanted behaviors or perceptions that occur during sleep or partial arousal from sleep, including sleepwalking, night terrors, and frequent nightmares.

[Probably para- + (in)somnia.]

parasomnia

(ˌpærəˈsɒmnɪə)
n
(Medicine) any of several sleep disorders characterized by abnormal or unusual behaviour of the nervous system during any of the stages of sleep
Translations

par·a·som·ni·a

n. parasomnia, término que se refiere a cualquier trastorno sufrido durante el sueño, enuresis, pesadillas, sonambulismo, etc.
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Kate told The Tab student newspaper: "It isn't really seen as an eating disorder, apparently it's more of a parasomnia.
After a diagnosis of parasomnia associated with sexual behavior, the patient was referred for psychiatric evaluation because his behavior, exacerbated by stress, was becoming increasingly aggressive and adversely affecting his marriage.
Our students' projects ranged from a study of modernity in sculpture, to an analysis of data from a sleep lab dealing with parasomnia, to an examination of queenship in Shakespeare's plays, to a study of rock formations in New Zealand, to a rhetorical examination of archived Asian-American campus publications, and many more.
Moreover, those who were bullied and bullied others (bully/victims) were most likely to have any parasomnia.
When erectile pain is atypical, more rare etiologies should be considered, such as penile cancer, soft tissue lesions, or parasomnia if symptoms are primarily nocturnal.
The trial at Lincoln crown court heard Mr Machin suffers from a condition called parasomnia, which can trigger sleepwalking and sexsomnia.
Dreamland also explores dreaming, of course, and covers apnea, sullen teenagers, sleepwalking, sleep talking, post-sleep grogginess and parasomnia, when half-asleep people perform tasks they can't remember later.
DS can refer to problems which include hypersomnia, parasomnia, insomnia and sleep-wake cycle disturbances.
Less common features associated with Char syndrome are polythelia, foot anomalies (interphalangeal joint fusion or clinodactyly, syndactyly), hearing abnormalities, visual impairment, development delay, parasomnia and other cardiac defects (4-6).
In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, Marcus struggles with parasomnia, a rare sleepwalking disorder.