SLEEP DISORIENTATION By N., Sam M.S. - 2 Sleep disorientation is the state of being half awake or half asleep with no normal orientation with the mind in nightmarish thoughts. Some people will become violent at this time. SLEEP DISORIENTATION: "Sleep disorientation used to be called somnolentia." Related Psychology Terms DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) FROMM, ERICH (1900—) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION LEARNING DURING SLEEP Counselor and Client Safety CEREBRAL CORTEX Developing a Case Study MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (DEPRESSIVE PHASE) EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SLEEP DISORIENTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sleep-disorientation/ (accessed July 4, 2022).