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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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The position paper reported that image rehearsal therapy is useful for the treatment of nightmare disorder and nightmares associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
On the related matter of sleep in PTSD, since 1997 my coinvestigators and I have published and presented data on the complexity of sleep disturbances in nightmare disorders, and we submit that disturbing dreams herald a deeply rooted sleep pathophysiology, often masquerading as classic psychiatric insomnia (Sleep Breath.
These include REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD), Nightmare Disorder and Isolated Sleep Paralysis.
Emily, who starred in Wish You Were Here and A River Runs Through It, contracted a nightmare disorder called OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
The WSPA brief states: "Many, perhaps most, of the mental disorders described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (4th Ed.) would certainly not be regarded as a `mental illness' for purposes of involuntary commitment." It also cites examples--male erectile disorder, female orgasmic disorder, caffeine-induced sleep disorder, nightmare disorder, and nicotine use disorder--before continuing: