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    Before we explain what Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder (CRSD) we need to define circadian rhythm. Our bodies function according to a cycle, a sort of biological clock, located in the part of the brain part of the called the hypothalamus. The circadian rhythms are regular changes in mental and physical characteristics that occur in the course of a day (circadian is Latin for "around a day"). Light causes signals to be sent to several regions of the brain which causes the body to switch on and off…

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    dreams prove REM sleep was entered. REM sleep is the type of sleep which rapid eye movement occurs. Muscle activity can also be occurring. The online source took the textbook one step further because more research was studied. Discovering Psychology written by Hockenbury, et al was edited and published in 2016 where as Evidence That Non-dreamers Dream: A REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Model written by Herlin, et al was edited and published in 2015. A REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Model was a…

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    Sleep Disorders Case Study

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    email that Michael’s pediatric neurologist made changes to Michael’s stimulant medication (Focalin) but was unwilling to prescribe Michael any mediation for sleep other than an over the counter melatonin. (See Exhibit XX) The District remained in consistent contact with Mrs. Fibich as she notified Michael’s teachers and case carrier about his sleep patterns and his teachers made accommodations and schedule modifications to assist Michael in completing assignments, quizzes, and test. (See…

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    Until recently, I had an undiagnosed sleep disorder that had a large negative impact on my school work. Through the right treatment, I have been able to stay alert, focused, and have a better understanding of my classes. I feel that my condition has made me a better student, because it has taught me how to function without treatment, that I have to work twice as hard as the average student to succeed, and that I have to persevere through every obstacle in order to achieve my goals. I have also…

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    from those of a younger population. Many elderly struggle with problems such as insomnia, post traumatic stress disorder, alzheimers disease, and general anxiety disorders associated with aging. One study indicated that approximately 20% of seniors experience significant anxiety, while even more experience mild symptoms, and approximately 30% of seniors lose quantity or quality of sleep due to insomnia, including both primary and secondary cases. Contemporary medical research yields new…

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    mother scream through the walls as though she were being murdered in her bed. It’s enough to give an adult nightmares. I can’t imagine what it’s doing to Emma. It doesn’t happen every night though, I’m used to getting very little sleep. I’ve had REM sleep behavior disorder for as long as I can remember. Roy is used to…

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    that can negatively affect health are sleep disorders. They have become more common for the years. The National Institutes of Health donates about two hundred thirty million dollars a year to sleep examination. There are approximately seventy million people in the United States that struggle with a sleep disorder. Physical, medical, psychiatric, and environment concerns cause sleep disorders. A sleeping disorder can be one of the most dangerous and complex disorders in the world because there…

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    Narcolepsy

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    Effects of Narcolepsy Over 200,000 Americans suffer from a severe sleep disorder known as Narcolepsy. (rightdiagnosis.com) Narcolepsy is a permanent disease in which one has lost the ability to regulate sleep cycles. By definition, the disease may seem minor and easy to cure. However, there is no cure for Narcolepsy, and many patients report dreadful and even frightening symptoms such as sleep paralysis Patients of Narcolepsy have low levels of Orexin-A, a neurotransmitter in the brain, which…

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    Causes Of Night Terrors

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    disturbances during sleep. While most individuals will grow out of their sleep terrors, some may not, and must find different ways to control or reduce their chances of…

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    the unfortunate in the midst of the night. Not nightmares, something quite different in fact- sleep terrors. Also known as night terrors, these are recurrent episodes of abrupt terror arousals from sleep, usually beginning with a panicked scream and may include sleepwalking (American Psychiatric Association). Like sleepwalking, sleep terrors are considered a parasomnia—an undesired occurrence during sleep (American Psychiatric Association). The possibility that someone could walk around, unaware…

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