sleep terror disorder


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Synonyms for sleep terror disorder

a disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare

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Sleep terror disorder involves repeated incidents of sudden awakening from sleep with a scream or other vocal indicator of distress.
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.
006 percent of mental health claims, that is 58 claims per 1,000,000 mental health claims, were billed for jet lag, nightmare disorder, sleep terror disorder and sleepwalking disorder.
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.