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Given the paucity of knowledge surrounding the presentation of, and factors associated with, sleep terrors
in children with DDs it is a shame that the clinical descriptions of the children and their episodes are limited and the diagnoses of sleep terrors
are based upon the opinion of a single clinician, without any polysomnographic data to support the diagnosis.
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Parasomnias most likely to be encountered in clinical practice are namely, sleepwalking, sleep terrors
, confusional arousals, REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) and nightmares.
Unlike sleep terrors
, nightmares are remembered vividly the next morning and often involve themes such as fear, failing, danger, confusion, and being assaulted or chased.
Our results show that there is a substantial effect of genetics factors in sleep terrors
," ABC Online quoted Dr Bich Hong Nguyen, of the Sleep Disorders Centre at Montreal's Sacre-Coeur Hospital, as saying.
Non-REM parasomnias, also termed "arousal disorders", such as Confusional Arousals, Sleep Terrors
, or Sleep Walking can be considered "primary sleep disorders" or "secondary" when associated with an identifiable cause such as a seizure disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, nocturnal cardiac ischemia, or nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia, for example.
Parasomnias, including sleepwalking, sleep terrors
, and confusional awakening, are common in young children.
(sometimes called pavor nocturnus in children and incubus attack in adults) are marked by a sense of confusion upon wakening and there is an absence of recall of elaborate dream imagery.
Nocturnal panic is not related to sleep terrors
or nightmares, which occur during stage 4 sleep, the psychologist continued.
DATA WATCH Sleep Disorders in Children Age Group Early Late Preschool Elementary Elementary Sleep Problem (N=399) (N=286) (N=213) Sleep-disordered breathing 8% 13% 14% Excessive daytime sleepiness 11 17 21 Sleepwalking 9 19 19 Sleep terrors
39 22 20 Nocturnal bruxism 32 33 28 Two or more insomnia symptoms 21 13 23 Bedtime resistance 29 28 23 Age Group Middle School Sleep Problem (N=140) Sleep-disordered breathing 12% Excessive daytime sleepiness 20 Sleepwalking 17 Sleep terrors
13 Nocturnal bruxism 16 Two or more insomnia symptoms 18 Bedtime resistance 13 Source: J.