Feelings of great fear experienced on suddenly waking in the night.
- The majority were asleep or unconscious, occasionally twitching and screaming in fear of the night terrors that had followed them from the waking world.
- Tim and Maureen do as much for him - sitting up through the night to comfort him when he experiences night terrors, being attuned to his every need, being there for him - as he does for them.
- The fourth factor dealt with night terrors and reactivity to sudden noises.
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