A thirty five year old male is admitted to hospital following a minor car accident. He was driving and fell asleep at the wheel. This is the third accident ha has had in the past year. He also falls asleep regularly at work,at the dinner table at church, and in fact, anywhere. When he becomes excited or enraged, he suddenly becomes weak and falls. At night he often has bizarre, terrifying dreams. During these dreams,he feels as if he were paralyzed.