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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...

'Violent Behavior' Occurs in Many Adult Sleepwalkers, Study Finds ...

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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 ...

Study Finds that Violent Behavior in Disorders of Arousal is Provoked

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Aug 1, 2007 ... Violent behaviors were associated with provocation or close proximity in 40-90 percent of sleepwalking cases. The provocation was often quite ...

Sleep Violence: A Real Danger, Little Understood - Scientific ...

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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 Causes, Safety Concerns - HealthCommunities.com

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Nov 30, 2000 ... Night terrors, also associated with sleepwalking, are episodes of confused arousal in which people experience extreme fright and violence.

Adult sleepwalking may induce violent behaviors and affect health ...

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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 ...

Sleepwalking Violence: A Sleep Disorder, a Legal Dilemma, and a ...

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Sleepwalking Violence: A Sleep Disorder, a Legal Dilemma, and a Psychological Challenge. Rosalind Cartwright, Ph.D. Published online: July 01, 2004 ...

'Violent Behavior' Occurs in Many Adult Sleepwalkers, Study Finds

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Mar 8, 2013 ... "Daytime sleepiness is a frequent problem in adults affected with sleepwalking," said study author Dr. Yves Dauvilliers, director of the sleep lab ...

'Violent sleepwalking' defense works for boy's strangler - Chicago ...

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Mar 12, 2015 ... The "violent sleepwalking" defense worked for a man who strangled his 4-year- old and tried to kill his other two children.

Violence in sleep | Brain

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Dec 1, 2010 ... Violent behaviour and injury in arousal disorders is 1.6–2.8 times more ... Dreamlike mentation associated with episodes of sleepwalking or ...

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Violent Sleepwalkers Can Injure, Kill, Molest as Somnambulists, Say ...

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Apr 7, 2010 ... Violent Sleepwalkers Can Kill When Interrupted .... Surprisingly most violent sleepwalking occurs in the earliest part of the sleep cycle, during ...

Sleepwalking - Overview and Facts - Sleep Education

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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 Behaviors That Occur During Sleep Disorders Are Provoked ...

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Aug 1, 2007 ... Disorders of arousal (i.e., sleepwalking, confusional arousals and sleep terrors) have sometimes been associated with violent behaviors ...