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J Nerv Ment Dis. 1983 Aug;171(8):503-5.

Two case reports: night terrors with sleepwalking--a potentially lethal disorder.


Two cases of severe night terrors with sleepwalking in adults are described. In one of these, an episode resulted in three deaths; in the other, there was serious concern of death and bodily harm. Both men were employed, married, and functioning well without serious psychopathology. Neither could be given a definite DSM-III diagnosis, though both had some features of compulsive personality disorder. Both improved considerably with treatment.

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