night terrors

October 10, 2015

Are night terrors the same as nightmares?

It’s the middle of the night. Your child is screaming and shouting out in intense fear. It’s a terrifying experience for you to watch and it feels as if there’s nothing you can do to console him. He’s probably having a night terror… fortunately, these are rarely harmful and most children outgrow them by adolescence. Fewer than 2% of adults experience them. (more…)
Read More