Nightmare Disorder Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 02, 2023
  • Author: Daniel R Neuspiel, MD, MPH, FAAP; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Posttraumatic stress disorder

Anxiety disorders

Common comorbidities in children with parasomnias include developmental disorders such as learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, abnormal movements in sleep, sleep-disordered breathing, and epilepsy. [5]

Differential Diagnoses