Medical Researchers Profile Rare Condition

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Oct 29, 2006
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According to Reuters, "Researchers are struggling to understand a rare medical condition where sufferers unknowingly demand, or actually have, sex while asleep, New Scientist magazine reported on Wednesday." The serious condition manifests itself like a variant of sleepwalking. The activity can cause difficulties in relationships. A new site,, has been set up by a psychologist at the University of New Hampshire to study the issue and help sufferers.

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While I can admit to knowing lots about sleep walking and sleep talking, this concept of sexsomia is truly new to me. For those interested in learning more about this condition, a look at the website is a great starting point.