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REM sleep behaviour disorder is associated with worse quality of life and other non-motor features in early Parkinson's disease.

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BACKGROUND: Concomitant REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) is commonly observed in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Although the brainstem structures responsible for the symptoms of RBD correspond to the premotor stages of PD, the association of RBD with motor and non-motor features in early PD remains unclear. METHODS: The study evaluated 475 patients with PD within 3.5 years of diagnosis for the presence of probable RBD (pRBD) using the REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder Screening Question...

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10.1136/jnnp-2013-306104

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Szewczyk-Krolikowski, K More by this author
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
85
Issue:
5
Pages:
560-566
Publication date:
2014-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:0ed3825d-b39e-4006-8066-c61843a762de
Source identifiers:
438648
Local pid:
pubs:438648

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