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    • McNicholas WT, Driving risk in obstructive sleep apnoea: Do new European regulations contribute to safer roads [editorial]. Expert Rev Respir Med 2016;10(5):473.

    • McNicholas WT, Rodenstein D. Sleep apnoea and driving risk: the need for regulation. Eur Respir Rev. 2015;24:602-606.


    • Ekirch AR, Shneerson JM. Nineteenth-Century Sleep Violence Cases: A Historical View. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 2011;6:483-491.


    • Kooijmans T, Meynen G. Who Establishes the Presence of a Mental Disorder in Defendants? Medicolegal Considerations on a European Court of Human Rights Case. Front Psychiatry. 2017;8:199.



  • SleepWalking/Overlap

    • Irfan M, Schenck CH, Howell MJ. Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep and Overlap Parasomnias. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2017;23:1035-1050.
  • SR Violence

    • Broughton R, Shimizu T. Sleep-related violence: a medical and forensic challenge. Sleep. 1995;18:727-730.

    • Cartwright R. Sleepwalking violence: a sleep disorder, a legal dilemma, and a psychological challenge. Am J Psychiatry. 2004;161:1149-1158.

    • Ingravallo F, Poli F, Gilmore EV et al. Sleep-related violence and sexual behavior in sleep: a systematic review of medical-legal case reports. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014;10:927-935.

    • Szűcs A, Kamondi A, Zoller R, Barcs G, Szabó P, Purebl G. Violent somnambulism: a parasomnia of young men with stereotyped dream-like experiences. Med Hypotheses. 2014;83:47-52.

  • SR SxB

    • Fenwick P. Sleep and sexual offending. Med Sci Law. 1996;36:122-134.

    • Trajanovic NN, Mangan M, Shapiro CM. Sexual behaviour in sleep: an internet survey. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2007;42:1024-1031.

    • Guilleminault C, Moscovitch A, Yuen K, Poyares D. Atypical sexual behavior during sleep. Psychosom Med. 2002;64:328-336.

    • Shapiro CM, Trajanovic… NN. Sexsomnia—a new parasomnia. The Canadian Journal …. 2003

    • Schenck CH. Update on Sexsomnia, Sleep Related Sexual Seizures, and Forensic Implications. NeuroQuantology. 2015;13

    • Muza R, Lawrence M, Drakatos P. The reality of sexsomnia. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2016;22:576-582.

    • Dubessy AL, Leu-Semenescu S, Attali V, Maranci JB, Arnulf I. Sexsomnia: A Specialized Non-REM Parasomnia. Sleep. 2017;40

  • Differential/Questions/Pitfalls

    • Brion A, Flamand M, Oudiette D, Voillery D, Golmard JL, Arnulf I. Sleep-related eating disorder versus sleepwalking: a controlled study. Sleep Med. 2012;13:1094-1101.

    • Stallman HM, Bari A. A biopsychosocial model of violence when sleepwalking: review and reconceptualisation. BJPsych Open. 2017;3:96-101.

    • Mwenge B, Brion A, Uguccioni G, Arnulf I. Sleepwalking: long-term home video monitoring. Sleep Med. 2013;14:1226-1228.

    • Derry CP, Duncan S. Sleep and epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2013;26:394-404.

    • Derry CP. Differentiating Seizures from Other Paroxysmal Nocturnal Events in Young and Older Adults. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 2012;7:113-123.

    • Loddo G, Sessagesimi E, Mignani F et al. Specific motor patterns of arousal disorders in adults: a video polysomnographic analysis of 184 episodes. Sleep Med. 2017

    • Pressman MR. Common Misconceptions About Sleepwalking and Other Parasomnias. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 2011;6:xiii-xvii.

    • Guilleminault C, Moscovitch A, Leger D. Forensic sleep medicine: nocturnal wandering and violence. Sleep. 1995;18:740-748.

    • Morrison I, Rumbold JM, Riha RL. Medicolegal aspects of complex behaviours arising from the sleep period: a review and guide for the practising sleep physician. Sleep Med Rev. 2014;18:249-260.


  • Sleep Forensics

    • Bonkalo, A 1974 Impulsive acts and confusional states during incomplete arousal from sleep: criminological and forensic implications. Psychiatr Q 400-9

    • Cramer-Bornemann M, Mahowald M, W. Sleep Forensics: Criminal Culpability for Sleep-Related Violence, C65. Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine. Elsevier; 2016. p. 653-660.

    • Irfan et al, 2017

    • Kooijmans et al, 2017

    • Rix KJB. The common law defence of automatism: a quagmire for the psychiatrist. BJPsych Advances. 2015;21:242-250.

  • Treatment

    • Hauri PJ, Silber MH, Boeve BF. The treatment of parasomnias with hypnosis: a 5-year follow-up study. Journal of clinical sleep medicine: JCSM: official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 2007;3:369.

    • Stallman HM, Kohler M. A systematic review of treatments for sleepwalking: 100 years of case studies. Sleep and Hypnosis - International Journal. 2016

    • Meira E Cruz M, Soca R. Sexsomnia and REM- predominant obstructive sleep apnea effectively treated with a mandibular advancement device. Sleep Sci. 2016;9:140-141.

    • Khawaja IS, Hurwitz TD, Schenck CH. Sleep-Related Abnormal Sexual Behaviors (Sexsomnia) Successfully Treated With a Mandibular Advancement Device: A Case Report. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017;13:627-628.

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