Signals were analyzed with computer software and all the results (sleep stages, arousals, respiratory parameters, etc) were evaluated by a sleep specialist who was blinded to the history.
Arousals and awakenings were scored according to the American Sleep Disorders Task Force Recommendation.
Many Catholics were taught that the mere suggestion of erotic or sexual arousal
outside of marriage was sinful, not just sinful but mortally sinful.
Triggers for Confusional Arousals include anything that either fragments sleep or else enhances slow wave sleep.
The triggers for Sleep Terrors are also similar to those for Confusional Arousals.
After the arousal ran its course she would then silently sleep and I would spend the next hour getting all the other children settled down
These are disorders of arousal, partial arousal, and sleep-stage transition.
Non rapid eye movement sleep arousal parasomnias include confusional arousals, sleep terrors (pavor nocturnus) and sleepwalking (somnambulism).
Confusional arousals can occur throughout the night but are seen most commonly during the first half of the major sleep period when NREM density is highest.
It is possible that other CNS depressants or psychotropic medications may exert similar effects on nighttime arousals
as Zolpidem did in this study.
Although the exact cause of SIDS is unknown, research suggests that an impairment of the arousal
process from sleep in response to a life-threatening situation is involved.
It also causes a brief arousal
("microarousal") that terminates the apnea.