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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

"REM Sleep Behavior Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "REM Sleep Behavior Disorder" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "REM Sleep Behavior Disorder" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 45 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2013 and 2016
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