About Night Terrors in Children

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About Night Terrors in Children

Treatment of night terrors in children is, unfortunately, limited. Management primarily consists of educating the family about the disorder and reassuring them that the episodes are not harmful. In severe cases in which daily activities such as school performance or peer and family relations are affected, tricyclic antidepressants may be used as a temporary treatment. Click on the above link to learn more from the Merck Manual Home Edition.

   

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