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NREM, non-rapid eye movement; RLS, restless legs syndrome; PLMS, periodic limb movements in sleep; REM, rapid eye movement.

There are numerous classifications of the motor disorders during sleep, but in this chapter they will be classified primarily according to which stage of sleep they arise in and whether they are associated with a transition into or out of this sleep stage (Tables 9.1, 9.2). Movement disorders which are present during wakefulness but which are affected by sleep will be discussed last.

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