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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Wise estimates there are probably 25,000 undiagnosed patients with some kind of sleep disorder in South Bend alone.
The National Sleep Foundation publishes brochures on sleep and sleep disorders. Write: 1522 K Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005.
Dr Hariri believes that the prevalence of sleep disorders in the UAE is around the same as the international average, affecting between 6 and 8 per cent of the population.
The rate of last sleep disorder in our study; nightmares was 10.8% among academicians but 63% in the anxiety stricken population.
Epidemiological studies have demonstrated that sleep disorders are associated with a decline in cognitive performance, productivity, mood, and quality of life, as well as with major social, medical, and economic impacts.
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder reported by dialysis patients (Merlino et al., 2006).
All drivers with shift work sleep disorder, except for those aged 20-24, had a crash or near-crash rate that was 7.5 times greater than that of drivers without any sleeping disorders.
The challenges of diagnosing sleep disorder are two-fold.
It was conducted over the years 2000 to 2010 on 16,718 women that had been recently diagnosed with sleep disorders before the start of the research.
29th International Conference on Sleep Disorders and Medicine
According to researchers, early diagnosis of sleep disorder is important to control risk of heart disease, stroke, depression and death.
What he saw, he said, was not only troubling, but puzzling, as there was no category for the sleep disorder in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders 3 and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5.