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Attempted Strangulation During Phenothiazine-Induced Sleep-Walking and Night Terrors

  • Allan I. F. Scott (a1)
Abstract

A patient who resumed sleep-walking as an adult is described. The failure to diagnose his disturbed nocturnal behaviour as sleep-walking kept him from his work for over 8 months, and led to a treatment which exacerbated the behaviour. The diagnosis was made when the patient attempted to strangle his wife.

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Attempted Strangulation During Phenothiazine-Induced Sleep-Walking and Night Terrors

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