What Is Sexsomnia?

What Is Sexsomnia? (everydayhealth.com)

[EveryDay Health, 2/27/19]  Researchers are starting to understand more about sexsomnia, a form of sleep disorder. Discover what causes people to have sex in their sleep and how to treat it.

/We’ve all heard of people who walk, wet the bed, or grind their teeth while sleeping — but what about having sex?

Though rare, sexsomnia is a recently recognized sleep disorder that causes you to have sex in your sleep. Canadian sleep doctor J. Paul Fedoroff, MD, of the University of Ottawa, is credited with coining the term “sexsomnia” in 1996, and it has been getting a lot more attention from researchers of late.

“When I first started doing research, you couldn’t find much about it in academic literature,” says Michael Mangan, PhD, an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire in Durham and author of the e-book, Sleepsex: Uncovered. Now it’s advanced to the point where it’s commonly believed to be another one of those things that people do in their sleep.”

According to Mangan, sexsomnia can include the full range of sexual behavior, including simple fondling, sexual vocalizations, moaning and groaning, and intercourse……


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