Young, Terrified, and Does Not Even Know It!

Anna Irwin and Jyoti Krishna

in A Case a Week: Sleep Disorders from the Cleveland Clinic

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Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780195377729
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322985 | DOI:
Young, Terrified, and Does Not Even Know It!

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Case 35 introduces a 6-year-old girl who presented to the sleep clinic with recurring episodes of nocturnal waking accompanied by screaming and crying, while unaware of doing so, and no memory of the episodes in the morning. The sleep patterns of the child were irregular due to varying bedtimes and morning awakenings, and she has a medical history showing occasional constipation, ear infections, and mild asthma.

Chapter.  2168 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Sleep Medicine

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