Sleep disorders

Sleep disorders


I. Dyspnea (sleep onset and maintenance disturbance)

  • Primary insomnia
  • Primary hypersomnia
  • Narcotics
  • Respiratory sleep disorder
  • Sleep disturbance associated with circadian rhythms

ΙΙ. Illusions (disorder due to a pathological event during sleep)

  • Nightmare disorder
  • Sleep terror disorder
  • Sleepwalking disorder

III. Sleep Disorder Associated With Another Mental Disorder (eg depression or schizophrenia)

IV. Sleep disorder associated with general medical condition

V. Διαταραχή του ύπνου σχετιζόμενη με ουσίες

Primary Insomnia


  • disturbance in the arrival or maintenance of sleep or lack of feeling of adequate rest after sleep
  • for at least 1 month (without the effect of mental illness, substance or medical condition

Secondary Insomnia


a disorder that causes difficulty in initiating or maintaining sleep due to a mental illness, substance, or medical condition