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Sleepwalking

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Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism or noctambulism, is a phenomenon of combined .... to walk in his sleep and to commit a violent crime while genuinely unconscious, then such a person would no...

'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 ...

Sleepwalking - National Sleep Foundation

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Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates ... (when sleepwalking occurs in conjunction with sleep terrors); Violent  ...

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 ...

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

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

When Sleepwalking Becomes Dangerous | 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.

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 ...

Violence in Sleep - Medscape

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Violent behaviour during sleepwalking, in contrast, tended to occur when the sleepwalking episode was already underway and the individual was approached  ...

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.

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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 ...

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 - 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 ...