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What is a sleep disorder?
abnormalities in the sleep wake cycle
What are the 2 categories of sleep disorders?
1)dyssomnia
2)parasomnia
What is dyssomnia?
a sleep disorder where amount, quality or timing of sleep patterns are abnormal.
What are the subtypes of dyssomnia?
Insomnia
Hypersomnia
Narcolepsy (fall asleep suddenly; a sleep attack)
What is parasomnia?
a sleeping disorder where abnormal behaviors or psychological events are related to sleep.
What are the subtypes of parasomnias?
*sleepwalking
*sleep terror
*nightmare disorders