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Parasomnia NOS Treatments

(Also Known As: Parasomnia Treatments, Parasomnias Treatments, Insomnia Treatments, Sleep Disorder Treatments, Sleep Problems Treatments, Dyssomnias Treatments, Parasomnia Sleep Disorder Treatments)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

What Kinds of Parasomnia NOS Treatments are Available?

The treatment provided for parasomnia NOS is usually tailored from the symptoms manifested and the therapeutic response of the patient. Consequently, the common treatment for parasomnia NOS is also related to the treatment provided for parasomnia which basically include the following interventions:

  • Medications

Anti-Parkinson medications (carbidopa/levodopa, pramipexole, bromocriptine)

Benxodiazepines (diazepam, temazepam, clonazepam, lorazepam)

Opiates (methadone, oxycodone, codeine, propoxyphene)

  • Behavioral modification

Hypnosis

Mental imagery

Relaxation

Biofeedback

Stress reduction and management

  • REM behavior disorder treatment initiated with Clonazepam at 0.5 – 1.5 mg taken at bedtime which provides long term benefits. 8
  • Counseling is a good treatment intervention in the presence of any psychological issues accompanying the sleep disorder.

Could You Have Parasomnia NOS?

Parasomnia NOS Topics

Related Conditions

Nightmare Disorder – Nightmare, Fear, Inability to Sleep, Fear, Anxiety, Moaning, Frightening Dreams
Sleep Terror Disorder – Nightmare, Sleep Disruption, Sleep Awakenings, Sleep Agitation, Fear
Sleepwalking Disorder – Somnambulism, Walking Asleep, Nocturnal Sleep Walking Episode