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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Tree Number(s)
C10.886.659.633.700
F03.870.664.633.700
Unique ID
D020187
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020187
Scope Note
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)
Entry Version
REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DIS
Entry Term(s)
Behavior Disorder, REM
Behavior Disorder, Rapid Eye Movement Sleep
REM Behavior Disorder
Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder
Previous Indexing
Sleep Disorders (1987-1999)
Sleep, REM (1987-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Preferred
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