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J Natl Med Assoc. May 1984; 76(5): 501–508.
PMCID: PMC2561758
Prevalence of Isolated Sleep Paralysis in Black Subjects
Carl C. Bell, Bambade Shakoor, Belinda Thompson, Donald Dew, Eugene Hughley, Raymond Mays, and Kumea Shorter-Gooden
Sleep paralysis is a state of consciousness experienced while waking from sleep or falling asleep. It is characterized by an experience of being unable to move for several seconds or minutes. This study represents the first survey to measure the incidence of this disorder in a black population of healthy subjects and psychiatric patients.
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