Behavioural Psych: Sleep and Dreams
Last Modified: 2016-03-08
-if awakened, feels as though daydreaming
-may experience involuntary muscle jerking & wake up
-lightest level of sleep
-lasts a few minutes
-about 5% of total sleep
-relatively easy arousal
-lasts 10-20 minutes
-bursts of rapid
-initial stages of deep sleep
-difficult to arouse and rarely moves
-vital signs decline but are regular
-lasts 15-30 minutes
-about 10% of sleep
Sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks. The suffer may lapse directly into REM sleep, often at inopportune times
- Attack usually lasts less than 5 minutes
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