Definition of Night Terrors

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What is night terrors?

Definition of Night Terrors

Night Terrors (not to be confused with nightmares), usually affect young children who awaken in panic and confusion within an hour of falling asleep. The pulse races and there is disorientation, but no memory of dreaming.



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