Episodic nocturnal wanderings responsive to anticonvulsant drug therapy.

@article{Pedley1977EpisodicNW,
  title={Episodic nocturnal wanderings responsive to anticonvulsant drug therapy.},
  author={Timothy A. Pedley and Christian Guilleminault},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={1977},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          30-5
        }
}
Six patients between the ages of 17 and 32 years presented with unusual sleep-walking epidodes characterized by screaming or unintelligible vocalizations; complex, often violent automatisms; and ambulation. Two or more attacks could occur in a single night and were most common in the early morning hours. Family and personal histories did not show epilepsy, psychiatric disorders, or (with 1 exception) previous somnambulism. Electrographic investigation revealed that all patients had normal… CONTINUE READING

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