Category Archives: Sexsomnia Medical Information

Sexsomnia Case Study

Issue publication date: June, 2012 This month’s newsletter is guest-authored by UPLNC Nurse Consultant Sue Baer, MSN, CFNP, RN, LNC. Learn more about Sue in the “About Us” section. A recent case study involved a man who had molested a child while … Continue reading

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Treating Sexsomnia

Ever wonder how to treat Sexsomnia?  Do you are or someone you know wake up feeling like something does not feel quite right?  Have you ever woken up and realize that you are having sex?  Or what about missing items … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Overview of Sexsomnia

Introduction                                                                               … Continue reading

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Sexsomnia, or Sleep Sex, a Legitimate Medical Disorder

Sexomnia, also known as Sleep Sex or informally as “banditing,” is a form of parasomnia (similar to sleepwalking) where the person afflicted goes to great lengths to initiate sexual behavior while sleeping. Back in 1996, Dr. Colin Shapiro and Dr. … Continue reading

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Sexsomnia Symptoms

Sexsomnia aka Sleep sex Introduction Sleep sex: Sleep sex is a form of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) parasomnia that causes people to engage in sexual acts while they are asleep. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sleep sex is available below.

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Sleep Sex Unromantic, Even Dangerous

Until recently, “sleep sex” — the forceful initiation of relations while in the unconscious state of sleep — was kept hush-hush by most couples who had experienced it. “Such behavior is not often mentioned to physicians because of feelings of … Continue reading

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Having Sex in Your Sleep

Sexsomnia: Can You Have Sex in Your Sleep? You’ve heard of people who walk or talk while they sleep, and you’re probably familiar with night terrors, too. Believe it or not, some individuals actually have sex during slumber, and even … Continue reading

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Sex While Asleep

Sex While Sleeping? People have been known to sleep through ringing alarm clocks or even an earthquake — but sex? A new study finds that nearly 8% of people with sleep disorders reported bouts of sexsomnia, in which they initiated … Continue reading

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Sleep Sex Disorder Information

Study finds that sexsomnia is common in sleep center patients – Men are more likely than women to report sexsomnia, but few patients talk to their doctor about the problem. Sexsomnia was reported by almost eight percent of patients at … Continue reading

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Is Sexsomnia Real

“Sexsomnia” sounds like a made-up, weird word, but this appears to be a sleep disorder. While doing research for a recent TV appearance , I investigated what looked like a new and intriguing parasomnia. A parasomnia is a classification of sleep disorder … Continue reading

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