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Disease REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

Name REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Synonyms Behavior Disorder, Rapid Eye Movement Sleep | Behavior Disorder, REM | Behavior Disorders, REM | Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder | REM Behavior Disorder | REM Behavior Disorders
Definition A disorder characterized by episodes of vigorous and often violent motor activity during REM sleep (SLEEP, REM). The affected individual may inflict self injury or harm others, and is difficult to awaken from this condition. Episodes are usually followed by a vivid recollection of a dream that is consistent with the aggressive behavior. This condition primarily affects adult males. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p393)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020187
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Wake Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Parasomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes REM Sleep Parasomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sleep Wake Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Parasomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes REM Sleep Parasomnias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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