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Although the behaviour that happens during a sleep terror can put a child at risk for physical harm from falling or hitting something, a sleep terror itself isn't harmful and doesn't pose any health risks.
Talking or touching the person experiencing a sleep terror should be avoided as it can confuse the sufferer and prolong the episode.
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).
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Sleep terror: Pavor nocturnus, sleep terror disorder: abrupt awakening from sleep with behavior consistent with terror.
If the patient presents with abnormal movements and behaviour during the first third of the night, a diagnosis of partial arousal disorder (sleep walking, sleep terror, confusional arousal) is strongly suggested.
13) Parasomnias include nightmare disorder, sleep terror disorder, and sleepwalking disorder.
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.
DSM-IV-TR recognizes 3 parasomnia types: nightmare disorder, sleep terror disorder, and sleepwalking disorder.
The parents kept sleep diary records of their child's sleep patterns for 25 weeks and from the baseline data the average time of occurrence of their child's sleep terror could be calculated (sleep terrors typically being predictable in their timing and occurring within a couple of hours after sleep onset, to coincide with the child being in deep Non REM sleep).
During a sleep terror, a person will often sit up with a confused or anxious look.
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