REM behavior disorder

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REM be·hav·ior dis·or·der

a disorder characterized by lack of the atonia of voluntary muscles that normally occurs in REM sleep.

REM behavior disorder

Sleep disorders A type of psychosis linked to a lack of REM sleep and lack of dreaming. See Sleep disorder.

REM behavior disorder

, rapid eye movement sleep disorder,


A relatively rare sleep disorder in which people act out their dreams during REM sleep, a phase of sleep during which most people are normally paralyzed. It is found most often in men over the age of 60. Sudden and potentially dangerous limb movements, grunting vocalizations, and disruption of the normal continuity of sleep are common findings.
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If these requirements are not met, then the benefits will still bypass the surviving spouse's estate, but the five-year rule will apply if the participant dies before his or her RBD.
Taxpayers that have not yet reached their RBD can change designated beneficiaries as often as they like.
In this study, we performed extensive neuropsychological assessments based on the recommendations from 2011 Movement Disorder Society (MDS) Task Force [sup][11] to compare the cognitive level and prevalence of MCI in PD + RBD patients, PD-RBD patients, iRBD patients, and healthy control (HC) subjects.
The RBD sleep disorder is characterised by disturbances in the part of sleep where dreams take place.
Rapid eye movement sleep without atonia (RSWA) is an essential diagnostic feature of RBD on polysomnography (PSG), with either excessive sustained elevation of electromyogram (EMG) tone or excessive phasic EMG activity in the rapid eye movement (REM) stage.
RBD tends to affect more men than woman, with onset beginning after age 50.
Therefore, results of several studies of communication skills in adults with RBD appear to be influenced by the heterogeneity of the manifestation of these deficits and the type of stimuli used to evaluate each communicative processing.
Normally, the RBD for a participant who is not a 5% owner of the plan is April 1 following the end of the calendar year in which the later of two events occurs: The participant reaches age 701/2 or retires.
The rule is very simple: RBD equals synucleinopathy, and it works almost every time," said Dr.
Normally people do not move while dreaming during the REM stage of sleep; however, people with RBD tend to move and vocalize--sometimes violently.