sleep walking disorder
WHAT IS SLEEP WALKING AND WHAT ARE THE SYMTOMS
- sleep talking
- little or no memory of the event
- difficulty arousing the sleepwalker during an episode
- inappropriate behavior such as urinating in closets (more common in children)
- screaming (when sleepwalking occurs in conjunction with sleep terror)
SOME CAUSES OF SLEEP WALKING AND THE IMPACT IT HAS ON INDIVDUALS
This illness would affect a persons job because through night they would be going through these physical movements and behaviors and when it would come to the next day they would be drained. Sleep walking can also affect your social life. Others might not want to except who you are because of your illness.
- what is another name for sleep walking ?
- what is the prevalence of sleep walking in the general population ?
- Siclari,F., Tononi, G., Bassetti,C. Jul/Aug2012. Death by sleepwalker. Scientific American Mind.23, Pg 38-41.
- 2014. Sleepwalking. National Sleep Foundation. Pg 1-2