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Disease Night Terrors

Name Night Terrors
Synonyms Adult Night Terror | Adult Night Terrors | Adult Pavor Nocturnus | Childhood Night Terror | Childhood Night Terrors | Childhood Pavor Nocturnus | Night Terror, Adult | Night Terror, Childhood | Night Terror, Primary | Night Terrors, Adult | Night Terrors, Childhood | Night Terror, Secondary | Night Terrors, Primary | Night Terrors, Secondary | Nocturnus, Adult Pavor | Nocturnus, Childhood Pavor | Pavor Nocturnus | Pavor Nocturnus, Adult | Pavor Nocturnus, Childhood | Primary Night Terror | Primary Night Terrors | Secondary Night Terror | Secondary Night Terrors | Sleep Terror | Sleep Terror Disorder | Sleep Terrors | Terror, Adult Night | Terror, Childhood Night | Terror, Primary Night | Terrors, Adult Night | Terrors, Childhood Night | Terror, Secondary Night | Terror, Sleep | Terrors, Primary Night | Terrors, Secondary Night | Terrors, Sleep
Definition A disorder characterized by incomplete arousals from sleep associated with behavior suggesting extreme fright. This condition primarily affects children and young adults and the individual generally has no recall of the event. Episodes tend to occur during stage III or IV. SOMNAMBULISM is frequently associated with this condition. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p391)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020184

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Wake Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Parasomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sleep Arousal Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Night Terrors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Wake Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Parasomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sleep Arousal Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Night Terrors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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