SLEEP EPILEPSY By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 1. Epilepsy where seizures occur mostly during sleep. 2. Former name of narcolepsy. SLEEP EPILEPSY: "Joe suffered sleep epilepsy and had seizures only when he was asleep." Related Psychology Terms MYOCLONIC EPILEPSY APNEA (APNOEA) NONEPILEPTIC SEIZURE (NES) PHOTOGENIC EPILEPSY REFLEX EPILEPSY TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY EPILEPSY PSYCHOMOTOR EPILEPSY CARBAMAZEPINE (CBZ) POSTTRAUMATIC EPILEPSY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLEEP EPILEPSY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sleep-epilepsy/ (accessed May 11, 2021).