Sleep stage involves sleepwalking, night terrors, and bedwetting.
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A 5-year-old boy comes to the clinic with possible night terrors. His mother says every few days, for the past month, the patient suddenly sits up in bed screaming. His mother says she is concerned he might hurt himself because the episodes are getting more violent. His mother usually stays with him until he falls back asleep. When awake, the child does not remember these episodes. Physical examination shows the patient is tachycardic, diaphoretic, and frightened. An EEG is ordered. Which of the following EEG wave patterns is this patient's disorder most likely associated with?