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Adult Sleepwalking is Serious Condition That Impacts Health-Related Quality of Life, Gui-de-Chauliac Hospital Study


3/1/2013 7:47:15 AM

A new study found that adult sleepwalking is a potentially serious condition that may induce violent behaviors and affect health-related quality of life. "We found a higher frequency of daytime sleepiness, fatigue, insomnia, depressive and anxiety symptoms and altered quality of life in patients with sleepwalking compared to the control group," said Yves Dauvilliers, MD, PhD, the study's principal investigator and lead author. Dr. Dauvilliers is professor of physiology and neurology and director of the sleep lab at Gui-de-Chauliac Hospital in Montpellier, France. "What would usually be considered a benign condition, adult sleepwalking is a potentially serious condition and the consequences of sleepwalking episodes should not be ignored."

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