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Hypersomnia

A pathological increase in one’s need for sleep, often accompanied by excessive daytime sleepiness.

Example: A patient struggles to awaken after ten hours of sleep, night after night for months. On weekends, he sleeps for fourteen hours or more.

Hypersomnia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Hypersomnia. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 11, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/hypersomnia/