Published in Mental Health Weekly Digest, January 12th, 2009
The sleep disorder is called REM sleep behavior disorder. People with the disorder do not have the normal lack of muscle tone that occurs during REM sleep, often known as the dream stage of sleep. Instead, they have excessive muscle activity such as punching, kicking, or crying out, essentially acting out their dreams.
The study involved 93 people with this...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Mental Health Weekly Digest
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.