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Night Terror

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Alternative Names
Awe nocturnus; Sleep terror disorder

Definition of Night terror
Night terrors are a sleep disorder in which a person quickly awakens from sleep in a terrified state.

night terrors

Causes, incidence, and risk factors:
Night terrors (sleep terrors) occur during deep sleep, usually during the first third of the night. The cause is unknown but night terrors may be triggered by fever, lack of sleep, or periods of emotional tension,stress , or conflict. (more…)

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