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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They were told Kelly had tests after his arrest when he experienced parasomnia, which includes sleepwalking.
The jury at York Crown Court heard Kelly, from County Durham, had suffered from parasomnia since childhood.
Meehan discusses other phenomena that may have played a part in the origin of the vampire, including the slowing of the body's vital functions in catalepsy where death was wrongly assumed, premature burial of seemingly dead individuals, and various sleep disorders collectively called parasomnia. Chapter one also discusses other elements that contributed to the vampire myth, including fears of animals that suck blood, as well as the Victorian interest in mesmerism and spiritualism.
Students with known history of sleep disorders (insomnia, parasomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea), pregnant or lactating female students or those on part-time employment, sleeping pills, anxiolytics and/or antidepressants were excluded.
* Parasomnia. These are sleep disorders that are caused by abnormal sleeping behavior, such as sleepwalking, nightmares, teeth grinding, sleep paralysis, sleep terrors, and others.
Chronic sleep disorders (narcolepsy, Klein-Levine syndrome, idiopathic CNS hypersomnia, chronic hypersomnia, chronic insomnia or parasomnia) DESCRIPTION: Patients who are considered to be non-functional when evaluated with clinical observation and polysomnographic records and who also do not benefit from treatment.
Sleep dysfunction and sleep disorders such as insomnia, hypersomnia, and parasomnia have been also described in patients with autoimmune limbic encephalitis (LE) (1-5).
The trainees with sleep disorders such as insomnia, parasomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, depression were excluded.
RBD is a parasomnia, characterized by loss of the atonia that normally occurs during rapid eye movement sleep, and is associated with dream enactment behavior.
While You Were Sleepwalking: Science and Neurobiology of Sleep Disorders & the Enigma of Legal Responsibility of Violence During Parasomnia. Neuroethics 2015;8:203-14.
An inquest at Heywood Coroner's Court heard that Laura, from Heywood, suffered from parasomnia - a disorder that caused her to walk and talk in her sleep.