Gélineau's disease and hallucinations

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • narcolepsy and hallucinations —    Narcolepsy is also known as narcoleptic syndrome, hypnolepsy, hypnopathy, Gélineau s syndrome, Gélineau s disease, paroxysmal sleep, and sleep epilepsy. The term narcolepsy comes from the Greek words narke (numbness) and lèpsis (attack,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Gelineau syndrome — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Named for a French neurologist, JBE Gelineau (1859 1906). Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, sleeping — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome, Gelineau — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Named for a French neurologist, JBE Gelineau (1859 1906). Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sleeping disease — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Narcolepsy — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Narcolepsy is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a strong emotion), sleep… …   Medical dictionary

  • Narcolepsy — For other uses, see Narcolepsy (disambiguation). Narcolepsy Classification and external resources ICD 10 G47.4 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • EDS (excessive daytime sleepiness) — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. It is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a strong… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hypnolepsy — A neurological disorder marked by a sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep. Also known as narcolepsy. The disorder is often associated with cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone and paralysis of voluntary muscles associated with a… …   Medical dictionary

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