Seizures Versus Parasomnias

Elio Lugaresi, Federica Provini

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSleep Disorders in Neurology: A Practical Approach
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages189-204
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405188432
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 30 2010

Keywords

  • Arising around sleep onset - pre-dormitum
  • Arousal disorders - partial awakenings from deep non-REM sleep
  • Nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia - associated with paroxysmal arousal
  • Paroxysmal arousal (PA) events - sudden awakenings associated with stereotyped movements
  • Seizures versus parasomnias
  • Synchronized sleep - facilitating the onset and diffusion of focal interictal discharges
  • Types of arousal disorders - confusional arousals, sleep terrors, sleepwalking
  • Variants of generalized epilepsy - idiopathic generalized epilepsy, JME

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

Cite this

Lugaresi, E., & Provini, F. (2010). Seizures Versus Parasomnias. In Sleep Disorders in Neurology: A Practical Approach (pp. 189-204). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444315158.ch16