J Clin Psychopharmacol 2021 Oct 18. Epub 2021 Oct 18.
From the Psychiatry Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro Center for Clinical Research and Treatment of Eating Disorders, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Mater Domini, Catanzaro, Italy Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Institut de Neuropsiquiatria i Addiccions (INAD), Hospital del Mar, Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques (IMIM), Departament de Psiquiatria, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Division of Psychiatry Research, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health, NY Department of Psychiatry, Zucker School of Medicine at Northwell/Hofstra, Hempstead, NY Psychiatry Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy.
Background: Somnambulism, or sleepwalking (SW), is one of the most common forms of arousal parasomnias. It is characterized by different complex motor behaviors leading to unwanted movements in bed or walking during sleep. It can be the consequence of psychological stress, abnormal breathing during sleep, high fever, or drug adverse effects. Read More