Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Children (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Parasomnias in Children
These are defined as undesirable physical events or experiences that occur during entry into sleep or during arousal from sleep. They are often categorized as rapid eye movement (REM) or non-rapid eye movement (non-REM) depending upon whether they involve sleep entry or arousal. Some common parasomnias include night terrors, nightmares, confusional arousals, and sleepwalking (somnambulism). Teeth grinding, sleep groaning, sleep talking, and bedwetting can occur during any sleep period.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/5/2016
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Must Read Articles Related to Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Children
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Children :
Sleep disorders: Symptoms
Please describe your experience with symptoms of sleep disorders.
Sleep disorders: Treatment
What was the treatment for your children sleep disorder?