Sleep Terrors: An Updated Review

It is estimated that sleep terrors occur in 1 to 6.5% of children 1 to 12 years of age, and they typically occur in children between 4 and 12 years of age, with a peak between 5 and 7 years of age. The exact etiology is not known. A review of studies is conducted.

Reference: Leung AKC, Leung AAM, Wong AHC, Hon KL. Sleep Terrors: An Updated Review. Curr Pediatr Rev. 2020;16(3):176-182. doi: 10.2174/1573396315666191014152136. PMID: 31612833; PMCID: PMC8193803.

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