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Parasomnias MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Parasomnias
Tree Number(s)
C10.886.659
F03.870.664
Unique ID
D020447
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020447
Annotation
do not confuse x-ref BENIGN NEONATAL SLEEP MYOCLONUS with MYOCLONUS, NOCTURNAL and MYOCLONUS, SLEEP see MYOCLONUS
Scope Note
Movements or behaviors associated with sleep, sleep stages, or partial arousals from sleep that may impair sleep maintenance. Parasomnias are generally divided into four groups: arousal disorders, sleep-wake transition disorders, parasomnias of REM sleep, and nonspecific parasomnias. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p191)
Entry Term(s)
Benign Neonatal Sleep Myoclonus
Myoclonus, Benign Neonatal Sleep
Neonatal Sleep Myoclonus, Benign
Sensory Paroxysms, Sleep
Sleep Drunkenness
Sleep-Related Abnormal Swallowing Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Sleep Disorders (1979-1999)
Somnambulism (1979-1980)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2003/07/22
Parasomnias Preferred
Sleep-Related Abnormal Swallowing Syndrome Narrower
Sleep Drunkenness Narrower
Neonatal Sleep Myoclonus, Benign Narrower
Sensory Paroxysms, Sleep Narrower
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