What Are Sleep Disorders? - Symptoms & Causes


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Parasomnias, such as nightmares, are most often associated with this population:

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1. Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes:

2. Night terrors and nightmares are different because:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess the characteristics of sleep disorders. You will be quizzed on parasomnias and circadian rhythm sleep disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Parasomnias
  • Sleep apnea
  • Night terrors and nightmares
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorders
  • Dyssomnias

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sleep disorders lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as parasomnias and dyssomnias
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding circadian rhythm sleep disorders and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about sleep disorders, review the accompanying lesson called, What are Sleep Disorders? - Symptoms & Causes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what a sleep disorder is and the classifications of sleep disorders
  • Distinguish differences between dyssomnias and parasomnias
  • Recall types of dyssomnias and their characteristics such as, hypersomnia, restless leg syndrome and circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • Review types of parasomnias and their factors such as night terrors, nightmares, sleepwalking and sleep talking