Sleep disorders


Sleep disorders

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 55%
Ease of Revision 8.7 / 10

More of physiology. Easy to score from.

Question Pattern

Basic aspects of sleep physiology, and the basics of common sleep disorders, are the focus in this chapter.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Narcolepsy – Overview
  • Normal EEG in Sleep
  • Stages of Arousal and Sleep
  • Restless legs syndrome – Overview
  • Hypnogram – Overview
  • Events occurring in NREM and REM sleep
  • Phases of sleep – Overview
  • Somnambulism – Overview

Suggested Revision

  • Polysomnography
  • DSM-5 criteria for Insomnia Disorder
  • Sleep apnea – Overview
  • Night terrors – Overview

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