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Sleepwalking (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John Mersch, MD, FAAP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Stephen J Sharp, MD, Chief, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Keesler Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): O'Neill F D'Cruz, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of North Carolina Medical Center.

Editors: Erasmo A Passaro, MD, Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program/Clinical Neurophysiology Lab, Bayfront Medical Center; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Stephen Berman, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Neurology, Dartmouth Medical School; Chief, White River Junction VA Neurology Service, White River Junction VA Hospital.

Last Editorial Review: 1/7/2009

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