sleep terror 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).
* Sleep terror: Pavor nocturnus, sleep terror disorder: abrupt awakening from sleep with behavior consistent with terror.
(9.) Balone R, Sleep terror disorder and insomnia treated with trazadone: A case report.