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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: April 2014

36 - Diagnosis and counseling for rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: a potential window into an uncertain neurologic future

from Section Nine - Parasomnias

Further reading

IberC, Ancoli-IsraelS, Chesson, Am QuanSF. The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events: Rules, Terminology, and Technical Specifications, First Edition. Westchester, IL: American Academy of Sleep Medicine;2007.
OlsonE. Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: demographic, clinical and laboratory findings in 93 cases. Brain 2000;123:331–9.
SchenckCH. Managing bizarre sleep-related behavior disorders. Parasomnias 2000;107:145–56.
SchenkCH, MahowaldMW. A polysomnographic, neurologic, psychiatric, and clinical outcome report on 70 consecutive cases with REM sleep behavior disorder: sustained clonazepam efficacy in 89.5% of 57 treated patients. Cleveland Clin J Med 1990;57(Suppl):10–24.
ShirakawaS, TakeuchiN, UcimuraN, et al. Study of image findings in rapid eye movement sleep behavioral disorder. Psych Clin Neurosci 2004;56:291–2.


1. GeyerJ, PayneT, CarneyP. Parasomnias. In GeyerT, PayneP, CarneyP, eds. Atlas of Polysomnography, Second Edition. Philadelphia, PA: J. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2010, p. 223.