"Narcolepsy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition characterized by recurrent episodes of daytime somnolence and lapses in consciousness (microsomnias) that may be associated with automatic behaviors and AMNESIA. CATAPLEXY; SLEEP PARALYSIS, and hypnagogic HALLUCINATIONS frequently accompany narcolepsy. The pathophysiology of this disorder includes sleep-onset rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which normally follows stage III or IV sleep. (From Neurology 1998 Feb;50(2 Suppl 1):S2-S7)
- Paroxysmal Sleep
- Sleep, Paroxysmal
- Narcoleptic Syndrome
- Narcoleptic Syndromes
- Syndrome, Narcoleptic
- Syndromes, Narcoleptic
- Gelineau Syndrome
- Syndrome, Gelineau
- Gelineau's Syndrome
- Gelineau's Syndromes
- Gelineaus Syndrome
- Syndrome, Gelineau's
- Syndromes, Gelineau's
- Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome
- Narcolepsy Cataplexy Syndrome
- Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndromes
- Syndrome, Narcolepsy-Cataplexy
- Syndromes, Narcolepsy-Cataplexy
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Narcolepsy".
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