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A sleep disorder is characterized by alteration in sleep patterns of a person or animal. Most of them produce disruption in sleep and its functions. This Disruption in sleep is caused by a variety of factors and conditions. We can list out some common sleep Disorders like: Dalayed sleep phase disorder, Parasomnia, Sleepwalking, Sleep apnea, Restless legs syndrome, Night terror, Narcolepsy, Kleine-Levin syndrome, Insomnia, Hypersomnia, Excessive daytime sleepiness, Bruxism, Shift work sleep disorder, Bipolar disorder, Sleep paralysis and Snoring etc.
Sleep may be barometer for overall health. There are more than 100 different waking and sleep disorders. They can be grouped into four main categories .i.e. Problems falling and staying asleep (insomnia), Problems staying awake (excessive daytime sleepiness), Problems sticking to a regular sleep schedule (sleep rhythm problem), Unusual behaviors during sleep (sleep-disruptive behaviors). There are treatments for most sleep disorders. Sometimes just having regular sleep habits can help.
Related Journals of Sleep Disorders
Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy, Journal of Sleep Disorders : Treatment and Care, Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy, Journal of Neurological Disorders, Sleep, Sleep and Breathing, Sleep Medicine, Behavioral sleep medicine, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Journal of Sleep Research.