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Narcolepsy is a rather bizarre disorder that is characterized by sudden attacks of irrepressible REM (dream) sleep. It is sometimes associated with
Narcolepsy rarely begins before adolescence. Patients with narcolepsy are easily aroused and become spontaneously alert, as opposed to other conditions of daytime sleepiness such as obstructive sleep apnea.
Treatment consists of scheduled naps, amphetamines, methylphenidate, tricyclic antidepressants, and counseling with respect to occupational safety and driving.