night terrors


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night terrors

pl n
a condition in which a person, usually a child, suddenly starts from sleep in a state of extreme fear but cannot later remember the incident
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She further said that night terrors could also be attributed to other factors like having a fever, full bladder, eating immediately before sleeping, and experiencing stress.
She said he also annoyed their neighbours by constantly banging doors and drawers and suffering from night terrors.
Night terrors are quite different from nightmares, by the way.
US psychologists, dream researchers and sleep experts have found an increase in night terrors since the atrocities.
Night terrors (pavor nocturnus) are a partial arousal from a very deep (Stage 3-4) non-dreaming sleep.
LEICESTER indie-rock 'n' roll trio LITTLE NIGHT TERRORS are at M-Ink in Middlesbrough tomorrow.
A TEACHING assistant who has suffered from night terrors since she was a little girl has written a horror book to help alleviate her fearsome condition.
She will probably say what your daughter is experiencing are night terrors and that they are not all that uncommon in young children.
Night terrors are nothing to worry about and are thought to be due to unusual sleep rhythms.
I am happy and have a very active life but the night terrors are awful.
Laura Marling - Night Terrors LAURA Marling is an enormously talented young woman, and this song showcases everything that is so exceptional about her.
And as the website says: "This Adam begins to suffer from night terrors and frightening flashbacks as a sinister personality begins to emerge".