Sleep terrors (night terrors) are episodes of screaming, intense fear Mood disorders, such as depression and anxiety; In adults, alcohol use.
Sleep terrors in adults: How to help control this potentially dangerous condition. Current Psychiatry. 2012 September;11(9):E1-E2. By: Shailesh Jain, MD, MPH.
An adult can have night terrors at any time during the sleep cycle, and they are more likely to remember the dream.