Sleep Paralysis

Known as: Sleep Paralysis [Disease/Finding], paralysis sleep, sleep paralysis disorder 
A common condition characterized by transient partial or total paralysis of skeletal muscles and areflexia that occurs upon awakening from sleep or… (More)
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2010
2010
Isolated sleep paralysis (ISP) has received scant attention in clinical populations, and there has been little empirical… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Sleep disorders including insomnia, movements during sleep, and daytime sleepiness are common but poorly studied in… (More)
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2005
2005
Sleep paralysis accompanied by hypnopompic ('upon awakening') hallucinations is an often-frightening manifestation of discordance… (More)
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2005
2005
Studies have reported a wide range in lifetime prevalence of sleep paralysis (SP). This variation may stem from cultural factors… (More)
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1999
1999
Isolated sleep paralysis (SP) is a common sleep phenomenon that is highly colored by indigenous beliefs. In Hong Kong Chinese… (More)
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1999
1999
Hypnagogic and hypnopompic experiences (HHEs) accompanying sleep paralysis (SP) are often cited as sources of accounts of… (More)
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1994
1994
Despite reports of wide variation in the prevalence of sleep paralysis among different ethnic groups, there has never been any… (More)
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1992
1992
We elicited isolated sleep paralysis (ISP) from normal subjects by a nocturnal sleep interruption schedule. On four experimental… (More)
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1992
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1992
Narcolepsy involves abnormalities of rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep, including a short latency to the onset of REM sleep… (More)
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1978
1978
This paper describes a syndrome of psychological and physical symptoms involving body paralysis and hallucinations traditionally… (More)
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