Unformatted text preview: Night Terrors- abrupt awakenings from NREM sleep accompanied by intense autonomic arousal and feelings of panic. a) usually occurs during SWS b) this is most common in children ages 3-8, although it sometimes occurs in adults c) typically during a night terror, the child will sit upright, scream a lot (one father told me that it sounds like the child is being murdered), but then just stops and goes back to sleep. d) Usually the child has no recollection of the event e) not indicative of emotional disorders Somnambulism (sleep walking) a) despite what your mother may have told you, a sleep walker is Not acting out a dream b) typically, sleep walking occurs during SWS c) etiology is unknown - may be affected by stress d) often accident prone...
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- Spring '10
- blood oxygen, Sudden infant death syndrome, Blood oxygen level, Sudden Infant Death, (sleep walking)