1 in 7 May Have "Sleep Drunkenness" Disorder


By Alabama News Network

About one out of seven people may have a disorder called sleep drunkenness.

Researchers say it causes confused or inappropriate behavior after waking from sleep, such as answering the phone instead of turning off the alarm.

The majority of people who experience these episodes also have a sleep disorder, a mental health issue, or are taking drugs such as antidepressants.

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