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Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2014 Jun; 124C:37-43

Authors: Kari Anne BjÝrnarŚ, Espen Dietrichs, Mathias Toft

Sleep disturbances, such as REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and excessive daytime sleepiness, are more common in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) than in the general population. Apart from that, their relation to PD seems to diverge considerably. Our aim was to explore the frequency and associated motor- and non-motor features of sleep related symptoms in PD.

PMID: 25016237 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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