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  • Print publication year: 2010
  • Online publication date: November 2010

Case 16 - A terrified and terrifying scream

from Part IV - Parasomnias

Suggested reading

Historical
GastautH, BroughtonR.A clinical and polygraphic study of episodic phenomena during sleep. Biol Psychiatry 1965; 7: 197–221.
JonesE.On the Nightmare. London: Hogarth, 1949.
Review
CrispAH.The sleepwalking/night terrors syndrome in adults. Postgrad Med J 1996; 72: 599–604.
General
AASM (American Academy of Sleep Medicine). International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 2nd edn: Diagnostic and Coding Manual. Westchester, Illinois: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2005.
BruniO, FerriR, MianoS, VerrilloE.L-5-hydroxytryptophan treatment of sleep terrors in children. Eur J Pediatr 2004; 163: 402–7.
Di GennaroG, AutretA, MasciaA, et al. Night terrors associated with thalamic lesion. Clin Neurophysiol 2004; 115: 2489–92.
HauriPJ, SilberMH, BoeveBF.The treatment of parasomnias with hypnosis: a 5-year follow-up study. J Clin Sleep Med 2007; 3: 369–73.
HublinC, KaprioJ.Genetic aspects and genetic epidemiology of parasomnias. Sleep Med Rev 2003; 7: 413–21.
OhayonMM, GuilleminaultC, PriestRG.Night terrors, sleepwalking, and confusional arousals in the general population: their frequency and relationship to other sleep and mental disorders. J Clin Psychiatry 1999; 60: 268–76.

Historical

GastautH, BroughtonR.A clinical and polygraphic study of episodic phenomena during sleep. Biol Psychiatry 1965; 7: 197–221.
JonesE.On the Nightmare. London: Hogarth, 1949.

Review

CrispAH.The sleepwalking/night terrors syndrome in adults. Postgrad Med J 1996; 72: 599–604.

General

AASM (American Academy of Sleep Medicine). International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 2nd edn: Diagnostic and Coding Manual. Westchester, Illinois: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2005.
BruniO, FerriR, MianoS, VerrilloE.L-5-hydroxytryptophan treatment of sleep terrors in children. Eur J Pediatr 2004; 163: 402–7.
Di GennaroG, AutretA, MasciaA, et al. Night terrors associated with thalamic lesion. Clin Neurophysiol 2004; 115: 2489–92.
HauriPJ, SilberMH, BoeveBF.The treatment of parasomnias with hypnosis: a 5-year follow-up study. J Clin Sleep Med 2007; 3: 369–73.
HublinC, KaprioJ.Genetic aspects and genetic epidemiology of parasomnias. Sleep Med Rev 2003; 7: 413–21.
OhayonMM, GuilleminaultC, PriestRG.Night terrors, sleepwalking, and confusional arousals in the general population: their frequency and relationship to other sleep and mental disorders. J Clin Psychiatry 1999; 60: 268–76.