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Parasomnias - Part II / Sleep Walking / Sleep Disorders

Parasomnias are disorders that disturb sleep. They may occur during specific phases of sleep or during the sleep-wake transition when a person seems to be awake and asleep at the same time. They include nightmares, sleepwalking, and confusional arousals.

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