dyssomnia


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

dyssomnia

 [dis-som´ne-ah]
any of a group of primary sleep disorders characterized by disturbances in the quality, amount, or timing of sleep, including primary insomnia, primary hypersomnia, breathing-related sleep disorder, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, and narcolepsy. See also parasomnia.

dys·som·ni·a

(dis-som'nē-ă),
Disturbance of normal sleep or rhythm pattern.

dyssomnia

/dys·som·nia/ (dis-som´ne-ah) any of various disturbances in the quality, amount, or timing of sleep.

dys·som·ni·a

(dis-som'nē-ă)
Disturbance of normal sleep or rhythm pattern.

Dyssomnia

A primary sleep disorder in which the patient suffers from changes in the quantity, quality, or timing of sleep.
Mentioned in: Sleep Disorders
References in periodicals archive ?
This study sought to investigate whether a combined valerian/lemon balm preparation would attenuate restlessness and dyssomnia in a group of 918 children.
9% who suffered from dyssomnia experiencing some improvement.
In conclusion, Euvegal[R] forte was effective in the treatment of younger children with restlessness and dyssomnia and it was very well tolerated.
Dyssomnia in children is expressed as difficulties in falling asleep (dyskoimesis) or in sleeping through the night as dysphylaxia, pavor nocturnus and somnabulism.
Phyto-pharmaceutical products play an important role in the treatment of nervous dyssomnia and pathological restlessness.
In children, alternative therapies in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyssomnia are of common interest.
5%) suffered from dyssomnia or restlessness every day.
The core symptoms restlessness and dyssomnia improved significantly during the study.
2% in total), dyssomnia improved from "moderate" and "severe" (77.
The results demonstrate that both groups improved significantly with respect to the core symptoms restlessness and dyssomnia.