hypnopompic


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hypnopompic

 [hip″no-pom´pik]
persisting after sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring on awakening.

hyp·no·pom·pic

(hip'nō-pom'pik),
Denoting the occurrence of visions or dreams during the drowsy state following sleep.
[hypno- + G. pompē, procession]

hypnopompic

/hyp·no·pom·pic/ (hip″no-pom´pik) persisting after sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring on awakening.

hypnopompic

(hĭp′nə-pŏm′pĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep.

hypnopompic

adjective Referring to the state immediately before awakening.
Hallucinatory phenomena may occur during the hypnopompic state, which have no pathological significance.

hypnopompic

Pertaining to the period during which a person is waking up from sleep. Of images, dreams or hallucinations occurring during this period.
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Non-narcoleptics with hypnagogic or hypnopompic hallucinations might benefit from sleep hygiene, where as the sleep hygiene for narcoleptics is more complicated and involves (among other things) scheduled naps.
9] Besides excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and uncontrollable sleep attacks, the classic symptoms of narcolepsy include: cataplexy (short episodes of muscle weakness and/or paralysis without change in consciousness that are precipitated by strong emotion); sleep paralysis (the inability to move muscles while falling asleep or on awakening); and hypnagogic or hypnopompic hallucinations (dreamlike images occurring at sleep onset or on awakening, respectively).
This action explicated ought to help the reader encounter Will's "exceptional states of consciousness" in the remainder of the narration, which continue to include those in Fliess's Group II (sleep, derealization, depersonalization, and fantasy and delusion), but are joined by those in Group I (hypnosis, the hypnagogic state, the hypnopompic state, "sleepwalking," and hysterical twilight).
Hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations C dreamlike, often terrifying auditory, visual or tactile hallucinations while falling asleep or waking up.
Narcolepsy: Recurrent, irresistible brief episodes of sleep, often associated with hypnogogic or hypnopompic hallucinations, and cataplexy.
Some studies (Mavromatis, 1987; Sherwood, 1999) have demonstrated that apparitions often occur in states of consciousness in which mental images are experienced as particularly lifelike and "real"-for example, the hypnagogic state (falling asleep) and hypnopompic state (waking up).