A person's history usually provides enough information for a doctor to diagnose sleepwalking, especially in children. More difficult cases may require a consultation with a sleep specialist and an overnight sleep test called polysomnography. During this test, various body functions are recorded while the person is sleeping. In rare cases, a brainwave recording (electroencephalogram or EEG) may be ordered to rule out seizures.
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