Inorganic Sleep Disorders

What are Inorganic Sleep Disorders?

The description of sleep includes sleep behavior (movement of the eyeballs, movement in bed, galling), sleep postures, sleep sounds, neurophysiological stages of sleep.

Causes of Inorganic Sleep Disorders

Sleep is regulated by the reticular formation and is distorted for many psychogenic reasons.

Symptoms of Inorganic Sleep Disorders

There is a disorder of the sleep cycle – wakefulness, insomnia, hypersomnia, as well as parasomnia (nightmare, nightly horrors and nightmares). All of these sleep disorders can primarily affect the state of wakefulness, for example, holding your breath (sleep apnea) can gradually lead even to organic dementia syndrome.

Nightmares and horrors in childhood and adolescence can be a source of fantasy and delusions. Changing the rhythm and depth of sleep is almost always combined with the experience of weakness, irritability, decreased performance.

Diagnosis of Inorganic Sleep Disorders

  1. Dissomnias are primarily psychogenic conditions in which the main condition is an emotionally impaired violation of the quantity, quality or time of sleep, that is, insomnia, hypersomnia and a disorder of the sleep-wake cycle.
  2. Parasomnias – abnormal episodic states of a psychogenic nature that occur during sleep – sleepwalking, nightly horrors and nightmares.

Differential diagnosis

Inorganic sleep disturbances should be differentiated from organic sleep disturbances. The latter are characterized by a lack of connection with psychogeny and additional objective symptoms.

Inorganic Sleep Disorders

The treatment of sleep disorders is associated with the use of benzodiazepines, barbiturates, small doses of antipsychotics, some tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline). It is possible to regulate sleep with the help of electric sleep and electron anesthesia, as well as enotherapy, that is, wine therapy. Traditional psychotherapeutic methods are used: hypnotherapy.