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  • n. A difficulty in falling asleep, or in remaining sleeping

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Examples

  • In 2004, Alan Leslie Styman was diagnosed with narcolepsy, a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia, characterized by an excessive urge to sleep at inappropriate times, and had been told by a specialist not to drive.

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  • Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia, characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness EDS in which a person experiences extreme fatigue and possibly falls asleep at inappropriate times, such as while at work or at school.

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  • Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia.

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  • Decreasing or stopping of the internet leads to withdrawal symptoms (e.g., general malaise, restlessness, irritability, lack of concentration, dyssomnia); and the above mentioned symptoms may be relieved by similar electronic media (e.g.,

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