Psychophysiological Insomnia

Psychophysiological Insomnia: Causes, Symptoms & More

What is psychophysiological insomnia? Psychophysiological insomnia refers to difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep that are related to heightened physiological and cognitive arousal. When someone is struggling with psychophysiological insomnia, they are more likely to become concerned about their sleep and how it will affect their day. There is an escalation in arousal that continues…

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Sleep Terrors

Sleep Terrors (Night Terrors): Causes, Symptoms & More

Sleep terrors are moments of intense fear and screaming while you’re still sleeping. Sleep terrors, also known as night terrors, are frequently accompanied by sleepwalking. Similar to sleepwalking, sleep terrors are considered parasomnias, an undesirable occurrence while sleeping. Sleep terror episodes normally last from seconds to minutes, though they may last longer. Approximately 40% of…

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