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Sleep disorders


Specialty of Psychology

Sleep disorders are a group of sleep problems that causes the person difficulties to have a contunuous and restful sleep. This type of disorder can have several causes, physical or psychological (hyperthyroidism, anxiety, respiratory), and can cause other difficulties in daily life (fatigue, poor performance, daytime sleepiness). Some of the most common sleep disorders include: insomnia, which is the inability to fall or stay asleep properly; sleepwalking, a disorder in which the person ambulates while still asleep; night terrors, fear episodes that may be associated with sleepwalking; or nightmares, which are unpleasant and frightening dreams that cause an abrupt awakening in both children and adults.

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