A new study found that adult sleepwalking is a potentially serious condition that may induce violent behaviors and affect health-related quality.
It is much more common in children than adults and is more likely to occur if a person is sleep deprived. Because a sleepwalker typically remains in deep sleep .
Sleepwalking in adults has a higher chance of being confused with or coexisting with other sleep disorders as well as medical conditions.
One objective of this study was to determine the lifetime prevalence rate of sleepwalking in an adult population in Ile-Ife, in Southwestern.
Rarely, sleepwalking may begin at any time in the adult life, even when someone is in their seventies. Up to 4 percent of adults sleepwalk. In adults, men are.