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States of Consciousness: Sleep/Dreams

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Insomnia
recurring problems in falling asleep or staying asleep
Sleep Apnea
disorder characterized by repeated awakenings throughout the night as a result of not being able to breathe
Narcolepsy
sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks
Somnambulism
sleep-walking with brain waves revving at 1 cycle per second
Night terrors
characterized by high arousal and an appearance of being terrified
Bruxism
teeth grinding that sounds as though two bricks are being rubbed together
Enuresis
bed-wetting
Myoclonus
sudden jerking of a body part that occurs in Stage 1 or 2