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

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FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Adults don't always outgrow sleepwalking, and among those who don't, 58 percent may become violent and sometimes ...

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 ...

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 Disorder Causes & Solutions - National Sleep ...

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Find out about the symptoms and solutions of Sleepwalking. ... in children); Screaming (when sleepwalking occurs in conjunction with sleep terrors); Violent  ...

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 3, 2007 ... Disorders of arousal (i.e., sleepwalking, confusional arousals and sleep terrors) have sometimes been associated with violent behaviors ...

When Sleepwalking Becomes Dangerous | The Huffington Post

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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.

7 Criminal Cases That Invoked the 'Sleepwalking Defense' | Family ...

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May 8, 2009 ... Defense lawyers blamed these violent crimes on unconscious acts performed by a sleeping defendant.