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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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.
The paper was titled "Trauma Associated Sleep Disorder: A Proposed Parasomnia Encompassing Disruptive Nocturnal Behaviors, Nightmares, and REM without Atonia in Trauma Survivors.
This is the most common type of parasomnia observed in children.
They found that daytime sleepiness was often caused by sleep disruptions in the latter part of the night, sleep-related breathing problems, or parasomnia (abnormal sleep behaviors) that are often the result of excessive drinking.
c) non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep arousal disorder/NREM parasomnia
The 'snapping of the brain, a novel remark for the phenomenon called exploding head syndrome (EHS), is clinically appreciated as a very unusual and benign sensory parasomnia of diverse symptoms, which predominantly includes momentary loud noises of sudden onset that often results in sleep disturbance, sleep fragmentation, and insomnia.
Summary: Parasomnia, common among kids, is not generally harmful but care must be taken to prevent accidents
She was referred to the Sleep Clinic at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, who diagnosed her with parasomnia, a disorder involving odd behaviour at night.
However, PSG provides valuable information for determination of additional sleep disturbances like OSAS, differential diagnosis of parasomnia or for assessment of the correlation of subjective findings.
Chronic behavioral disorders of human REM sleep: a new category of parasomnia.
There are more than 80 different sleep disorders that fall into a number of categories with the three primary ones being insomnia, hypersomnia, and parasomnia.
Parasomnia is defined as the occurrence of involuntary abnormal behaviors, physical activities, and signs of autonomic stimulation while transition to sleep or continuation of sleep (I).