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an emotional episode (usually in young children) in which the person awakens in terror with feelings of anxiety and fear but is unable to remember any incident that might have provoked those feelings

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Sleep Terror Clothing has been worn by the likes of California hardcore band No Bragging Rights, Reflections, Doomsday Mourning, Kublai Khan, electronic artist Grinch and electronic producer Marlon Fischer.
Precipitating factors are the same as in sleepwalking or sleep terror.
Results indicate that adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of ADHD, regardless of persistent ADHD were more likely to have current sleep problems and sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep terrors, nightmares, bruxism and snoring.
For children with DDs the literature is even more limited, with reports of behavioral interventions confined to the treatment of sleep terrors and, to some extent, rhythmic movement disorders.
Dickinson College '11 graduate, Jonathan Chau, started Sleep Terror in a college dorm room by drawing the monsters from his dreams and nightmares and later transforming them into t-shirt designs.
Out of $3 billion billed for mental health claims a total of a meager $95,000 was billed for jet lag, nightmare disorder, sleep terror disorder and sleepwalking disorder in calendar year 2001 for over 45 million covered lives.
A retrospective outcome study and review of hypnosis as treatment of adults with sleep walking and sleep terror.
Sleep terrors typically are observed in children between the ages of 4 and 12 and tend to resolve spontaneously.
presents information on sleep disorders, including how to recognize them, what happens during a sleep study and what the results look like, and diagnosis, treatment, and example cases of the most common disorders: obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, psychophysiological insomnia, sleep terrors, rapid eye movement behavior disorder, circadian rhythm disorders, and those affecting children, teens, and people over 50.
Febrile illness in children and medications in the elderly are among the predisposing factors, though sleep terrors are uncommon in older people.
Sleep terrors usually occur during the first third of the night and affect mostly children, who let out a blood-curdling scream and bolt upright in bed.
Other sleep disorders include sleepwalking, sleep-related asthma and sleep terrors.
Nightmares and insomnia are core characteristics of PTSD, but OSA, restless legs, sleep terrors, nocturnal anxiety attacks and sleep avoidance can also occur.
Children at this age present with sleep terrors or confusional arousals, as well as moving around the bed in restless sleep in order to maintain their airway.