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Narcolepsy

Individuals with this Dyssomnia believed to result from brain orexin deficiency suffer repeated sleep attacks in which they are unable to resist falling asleep suddenly. They also experience cataplexy and/or recurrent experience during the period of transition between sleep and wakefulness of paralysis, hypnopompic and/or hypnagogic hallucinations.

Old criteria for this diagnosis.

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