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Glossary for Nightmares

Medical terms related to Nightmares or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal dreams: Abnormal dreams are unusual or atypical dreams.
  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Alcoholism: High dependence on excessive amounts of alcohol.
  • Amphetamine abuse: Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"
  • Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
  • Anxiety disorder: A mental condition that is characterized by anxiety and avoidance behaviours
  • Child abuse: Physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of child.
  • Ciguatera poisoning: Rare toxic food poisoning from eating contaminated fish
  • Combat stress reaction: A term used in the military which refers to behaviors that result from the stress of fighting in a war.
  • Dream disturbance: Dream disturbance refers to distressing or troubled dreams or problems with getting adequate REM sleep.
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Fentanyl toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Headache: Pain affecting the head or brain area.
  • Insomnia: feeling of melancholy
  • Morphine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Narcolepsy: Narcolepsy is characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations, and sleep paralysis.
  • Narcolepsy 1: Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 1 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 6p21.
  • Narcolepsy 2: Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 2 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 4q13-q21.
  • Narcolepsy 3: Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 3 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 21q11.2.
  • Narcolepsy 4: Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 1 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 22q13.
  • Narcolepsy 5: Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis. Some cases are linked to a genetic anomaly - Type 5 is linked to an anomaly on chromosome 14q11.2.
  • Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
  • Neurosis: Variety of mental disorders with self-awareness
  • Night terror: Night terror is a parasomnia disorder characterized by extreme terror and a temporary inability to regain full consciousness.
  • Nightmares: Fear-inducing dreams during sleep
  • Nocturnal symptoms: Symptoms related to sleeping or other nocturnal issues.
  • Opioid toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Parasomnia: Parasomnia are a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal and unnatural movements, behaviors, emotions, perceptions, and dreams that occur while falling asleep, sleeping, between sleep stages, or arousal from sleep.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder: Stress following a traumatic event.
  • Pregnancy: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Psychological problems: Symptoms affecting emotional or psychological factors.
  • Rape trauma syndrome: A condition that occurs following sexual assault.
  • Sleep deprivation: The condition of not getting enough sleep.
  • Sleep symptoms: Symptoms affecting sleep patterns.
  • Sleeping problems: Any problems that disturb ones sleep
  • Sleeplessness: The feeling of tiredness and the need to sleep
  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
  • Tramadol toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Vertigo: Feeling that the room or person is moving or spinning.
  • War sailor syndrome: A type of post-traumatic stress disorder that occurred in merchant ship sailors from World War II.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nightmares:

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Last revision: Nov 3, 2003
 

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