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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 Questionna...

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10.1136/jnnp-2013-306104

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Volume:
85
Issue:
5
Pages:
560-566
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Source identifiers:
464134
Language:
English
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pubs:464134
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uuid:b839a721-67d0-4359-88fc-6280a8ccdae2
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pubs:464134
Deposit date:
2014-06-16

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