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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

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)
Also Known As:
Behavior Disorder, REM; Behavior Disorder, Rapid Eye Movement Sleep; REM Behavior Disorder; Behavior Disorders, REM; REM Behavior Disorders; Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder
Networked: 143 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 9 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Lewy Body Disease (Lewy Body Dementia)
2. Dementia (Dementias)
3. Neurodegenerative Diseases (Neurodegenerative Disease)
4. Sleep Apnea Syndromes (Sleep Apnea)
5. Somnambulism (Sleepwalking)

Experts

1. Iranzo, Alex: 8 articles (11/2015 - 12/2002)
2. Inoue, Yuichi: 7 articles (11/2014 - 05/2009)
3. Postuma, Ronald B: 7 articles (11/2014 - 05/2011)
4. Högl, Birgit: 5 articles (11/2015 - 12/2010)
5. Frauscher, Birgit: 4 articles (11/2015 - 11/2014)
6. Santamaría, Joan: 4 articles (05/2015 - 01/2006)
7. Montplaisir, Jacques: 4 articles (11/2014 - 07/2011)
8. Gagnon, Jean-François: 4 articles (02/2013 - 05/2011)
9. Poewe, Werner: 3 articles (11/2015 - 01/2015)
10. Tolosa, Eduardo: 3 articles (11/2015 - 02/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to REM Sleep Behavior Disorder:
1. Levodopa (L Dopa)FDA LinkGeneric
2. AcetylcholinesteraseIBA
3. donepezil (Aricept)FDA LinkGeneric
4. SynucleinsIBA
5. AntibodiesIBA
6. Clonazepam (Rivotril)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)IBA
8. Carbon MonoxideIBA
9. Blood Proteins (Serum Proteins)IBA
10. N 30IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
3. Denervation
4. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)