sleep terror disorder

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Related to sleep terror disorder: Sleepwalking disorder
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Noun1.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
sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
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In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (DSM- IV) classification, parasomnias are mainly divided into four categories: nightmare disorder (dream anxiety disorder), sleep terror disorder (night terror; NT), sleepwalking disorder and parasomnia not otherwise specified (2).
Balone R, Sleep terror disorder and insomnia treated with trazadone: A case report.
Mothers were found to be more aware of symptoms related to ADHD in the presence of primary insomnia, sleep terror disorder or sleepwalking disorder, whereas teachers may be more sensitive to ADHD symptoms in the presence of primary hypersomnia and nightmare disorder.