Pediatric parasomnias.

  title={Pediatric parasomnias.},
  author={Thornton B Alexander Mason and Allan I. Pack},
  volume={30 2},
Parasomnias in childhood are common, and often more frequent than in adults. The large number of parasomnias underscore that sleep is not simply a quiescent state, but can involve complex episodes of movement, ranging from subtle to dramatic and complex. Clinicians should be aware that many pediatric parasomnias are benign, self-limited, and may not persist into late childhood or adolescence. Importantly, parasomnias in childhood often differ in type from adults. Nevertheless, parasomnias… CONTINUE READING

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