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Night terrors (or sleep terrors) are episodes of screaming and agitation in the middle of the night, generally in toddlers and sometimes preschoolers. They are probably best understood as a variation of sleep walking. They are technically classified as one of the parasomnias, disorders of arousal including sleep walking, sleep talking, and perhaps enuresis.
"Jake had a night terror last night, its the second one this month; he just walked in my room and was freaked out, crying and staring out into space."
by Joe Lovell March 04, 2006

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