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294 Possible Causes for Night Terrors

  • Anxiety Disorder

    But that night I had recurring nightmares of retching in the bathroom in the basement of the center.[theatlantic.com] I waited at red lights in terror. When I got home, I crawled into bed and slept for several hours. I felt better when I woke up; the nausea was gone.[theatlantic.com]

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    Even when a PTSD sufferer gets to sleep, normal sleep is no guarantee; they suffer night terrors, nightmares, and night sweats.[mnwelldir.org]

  • Parasomnia Type Sleepwalking

    Night terrors and sleepwalking are sometimes called arousal parasomnias.[patient.info] Night terrors are similar to nightmares, but night terrors usually occur during deep sleep.[sleepdisordersguide.com] Night Terrors: You awake in a fearful state, confused and unable to communicate as you are not fully awake.[instituteofsleepmedicine.com.au]

  • Mixed Anxiety and Depressive Disorder

    BACKGROUND: Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder (MADD) is common yet ill-defined, with little known about outcomes. AIMS: To determine MADD outcomes over 1 year. METHOD: We recruited 250 adults attending seven London general practices with mild-moderate distress. Three groups were defined using a diagnostic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epilepsy

    Examples include: Breath holding Fainting (syncope) Facial or body twitching (myoclonus) Sleep disorders ( night terrors , sleepwalking, and cataplexy) They may occur just[healthychildren.org] These include breath-holding spells, bed wetting, night terrors, tics and shudder attacks.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Parasomnia

    Night Terrors Night terrors (also known as Pavor Nocturnus) are characterized by a sudden arousal from sleep with a piercing scream or cry.[m.rossa-editorial.kidshealth.org] Night Terrors: When the individual wakes up from sleep abruptly in an unstable and confused state, unable to communicate what had occurred, it is called night terror, a type[epainassist.com] Night terrors (also known as sleep terrors, sleep terror disorder, or pavor nocturnus).[sleepjunkies.com]

  • Impaired Childhood Development

    BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined the correlation between social circumstances during childhood and adult suicide behaviour in a prospective design. How indicators of impaired childhood development affect the risk of suicide behaviour before the age of 50 years are analysed in this study. METHOD: 9359 Men[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Night Terrors

    Pavor nocturnus (night terror, sleep terror) is a parasomnia disorder characterized by panicky awakening, fear and signs of autonomic arousal (tachypnea, flushing, diaphoresis[symptoma.com] Night Terrors on Tardis Data Core, an external wiki "Night Terrors" on IMDb "Night Terrors" at the BBC Doctor Who homepage[en.wikipedia.org] Abstract Night terrors are a sleep disorder, resulting from a partial arousal during slow-wave sleep.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sexual Abuse Victim

    I held his hand as his night terrors, hyper-vigilance and claustrophobia began to make sense. When Trav’s enlistment was up, we moved back home to Maine.[theatlantic.com]

  • Abuse and Neglect

    The vast majority of birth parents and foster parents for children with special needs do the best they can in challenging circumstances. Many describe the frustrating circumstance of knowing more than their physicians about their child's unusual medical conditions. In general, physicians are well-advised to listen[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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