Dyssomnias, parasomnias, and sleep disorders associated with medical and psychiatric diseases.

@article{Barthlen1994DyssomniasPA,
  title={Dyssomnias, parasomnias, and sleep disorders associated with medical and psychiatric diseases.},
  author={Gabriele M Barthlen and Christopher Stacy},
  journal={The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York},
  year={1994},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={139-59}
}
Sleep disorders can be intrinsic, as are insomnia or narcolepsy, or can be accounted for by external factors, such as noise, altitude, drug or alcohol abuse, or shift work. The arousal disorders, common in children, are usually benign and disappear by puberty. Sleep-wake transition disorders such as sleep starts are benign as well, and may occur at any age. The parasomnias comprise different entities such as nightmares, REM-sleep behavior disorder, sleep enuresis, and bruxism. Diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING

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