'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues

In a WebMD.com article, Dr. David B. Rye, faculty member in Neuroscience, discusses "sleep drunkenness" and its link to other behavior issues.

"Sleep drunkenness" is more common than previously thought, affecting about one in seven Americans, or 15 percent, according to a new study that looked at the sleeping habits of more than 19,000 adults. Also called confusional arousal, the condition causes people to wake up in a confused state, not knowing where they are. Dr. Rye said, "Confusional arousals exist - and are probably more common than we thought." Click here to view full article on WebMD.com.