Video demonstrates confusional arousal in an adult man. The patient has an arousal, appears confused, and gets out of bed, demonstrating automatic behavior. This is an example of a hybrid attack in which the patient begins the episode with a confusional arousal and proceeds for exhibit somnambulistic behavior.
Soňa Nevšímalová, MD, DSc
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 19(1, Sleep Disorders):104-131, February 2013