Somnambulism in childhood--prevalence, course and behavioral correlations. A prospective longitudinal study (6-16 years).

@article{Klackenberg1982SomnambulismIC,
  title={Somnambulism in childhood--prevalence, course and behavioral correlations. A prospective longitudinal study (6-16 years).},
  author={G Klackenberg},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1982},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={495-9}
}
The occurrence and course of somnambulism and its correlations with behavioral variables have been investigated annually from 6 to 16 years of age in a sample recruited by random means. The prevalence was highest at 11-12 year. No sex difference was found. Apart from sporadic occurrences, the longitudinal data reveal a group of children for whom somnambulism is rather persistent. But even in this group the somnambulism is usually unrelated to other sleep disturbances (apart from "bad" dreams… CONTINUE READING

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