Medline ® Abstract for Reference 25
of 'Sleepwalking and other parasomnias in children'
Treatment of somnambulism with anticipatory awakening.
Tobin JD Jr
J Pediatr. 1993 Mar;122(3):426-7.
A 8-year-old boy with a 6-year history of parasomnia (twice-weekly sleepwalking with enuresis) was treated by awakening him for 5 nights before the episodes. The sleepwalking stopped entirely. Anticipatory awakening may be a simple, inexpensive, low-risk therapy for somnambulism.
Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis.