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A disorder characterized by abnormal or unusual behavior of the nervous system during sleep.‘he's being treated for parasomnia at a sleep disorder clinic’
- ‘Almost 20-40 percent of all normal kids have parasomnia at least once in their lifetimes.’
- ‘Nocturnal head banging, sleep talking and nocturnal leg cramps are other rare forms of parasomnia.’
- ‘Keep reading to learn about the three categories of parasomnia (rhythmic, paroxysmal, and static disorders) and find out how you can help your child.’
- ‘In some cases, parasomnia can cause people to commit crimes in their sleep.’
- ‘Sleepwalking is a form of parasomnia, a class of sleep disorders characterized by partial wakefulness.’
1930s: blend of para- and insomnia.
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