Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism or noctambulism, is a sleep
disorder belonging to ..... Because sleepwalking can result in violent behavior,
criminal courts sometimes deal with cases involv...
Mar 8, 2013 ... FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Adults don't always outgrow sleepwalking,
and among those who don't, 58 percent may become violent ...
Jun 14, 2012 ... Last month, psychiatrists at Stanford University announced that sleepwalking is
on the rise. More than 8.4 million adult Americans—3.6 percent ...
Sleepwalking is a parasomnia that causes people to get up and walk around in
their sleep. ... It can also result in hostile and violent behavior. In rare cases, a ...
Violent behaviour during sleepwalking, in contrast, tended to occur when the
sleepwalking episode was already underway and the individual was approached
Mar 1, 2013 ... A new study found that adult sleepwalking is a potentially serious condition that
may induce violent behaviors and affect health-related quality ...
May 8, 2009 ... Defense lawyers blamed these violent crimes on unconscious acts performed by
a sleeping defendant.
Nov 30, 2000 ... Night terrors, also associated with sleepwalking, are episodes of confused
arousal in which people experience extreme fright and violence.
Sep 6, 2013 ... Prior to this event, there was a history of occasional non-violent and non-injurious
sleepwalking episodes occurring every 2-3 months.
It is not known if the violent sleepwalker, confusional arousal patient, or sleep
terror patient differs from other patients with these disorders. The conclusions of ...