Sleep state misperception | definition of sleep state misperception by Medical dictionary
sleep state misperception
sleep state misperception (mĭs″pĕr-sĕp′shĭn) [ME. mis-, prefix meaning “wrongly” or showing negation + ″]
The subjective sense that one has disordered sleep without objective findings of insomnia, hypersomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, or other sleep disorders.
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An overnight EEG assessment with Sleep Profiler allows clinicians to differentiate sleep state misperception
from insomnia and circadian rhythm sleep disorders.
Sleep state misperception
is very common in our field but may potentially have serious consequences in a court of law.
There's also a condition called sleep state misperception
, where people underestimate the amount of sleep they're getting.
Subtyping primary insomnia: Is sleep state misperception
a distinct clinical entity?