Alternate Names : Somnambulism, Noctambulation
What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?
The following are symptoms of sleepwalking:
appearing to be awake
feeling confusion and disorientation upon waking during an episode
having a lack of coordination
having open eyes but a blank facial expression
performing seemingly purposeful acts, such as opening a door
talking using speech that cannot be understood or does not make sense
walking during sleep
These episodes may last for 5 to 20 minutes. The individual may have no recall of the behavior after waking up. Waking up after such episodes may be difficult.