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Parasomnias: Q & A

Parasomnias: Q & A

©HeikoKueverling/Shutterstock.com Parasomnias are a result of blurring between sleep stages.

Parasomnias are defined as undesirable physical events or experiences that occur during initiation of sleep, during sleep, or during arousal from sleep. Although they are seen more often in children, parasomnias can occur at any age.

See what you know about these in-between-states of consciousness.

1. Parasomnias commonly occur in the transition between the awake state and which stages of sleep?

A. Stage I/II

B. Stage II/III

C. Stage III/IV

D. Both B and C

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