Sleep and movement disorders

E. Lugaresi, F. Provini

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Polygraphic monitoring of abnormal movements during sleep started in the 1960s in the wake of the interest in sleep and sleep disorders triggered by the discovery of REM sleep. This paper reviews the contribution of the Bologna school to the identification and understanding of motor disorders in sleep.

Original languageEnglish
JournalNeurological Sciences
Issue numberSUPPL. 3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005


  • Nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
  • Nocturnal myoclonus
  • Oneiric stupor
  • Propriospinal myoclonus
  • REM sleep behaviour disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology


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