Features of nightmares during in-lab video polysomnography
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
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Nightmares are characterized as repeated dysphoric dreams with awakening from sleep causing significant distress and impairment. Nightmares are rarely captured in the sleep lab and previous literature highlights subjective nightmare characteristics. The purpose of this study is to characterize nightmares and sleep in patients reporting a nightmare during in-lab video polysomnography PSG. The primary out come is to reveal prevalence of nightmare during PSG study. The secondary outcome is to provide objective data in characterize nightmare.
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