hypnopompic


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hypnopompic

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

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

adjective Referring to the state immediately before awakening.
Hallucinatory phenomena may occur during the hypnopompic state, which have no pathological significance.
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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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Hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations are often associated with sleep paralysis.
Barnhill's patient swayed the author though the patient already has a psychotic illness (as well as many other possible contributors such as drug use), but even in sleep disorders hypnopompic or hypnagogic hallucinations are neither exclusive to narcolepsy, nor particularly pathognomonic.
Skeptics have linked them to hypnagogic and hypnopompic visions and confabulation under hypnosis.
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