restless leg syndrome | definition

sleep disorder in which the sufferer has uncomfortable sensations in the legs when trying to fall asleep that are relieved by moving the legs


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Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

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Research Article: The Humanistic and Economic Burden of Restless Legs Syndrome

Date Published: October 26, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Tracy Durgin, Edward A. Witt, Jesse Fishman, Andrea Romigi. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140632 Abstract: To evaluate the humanistic and economic burden of a restless legs syndrome (RLS) diagnosis with regard to health-related quality of life, work productivity loss, healthcare resource use, and direct and indirect costs. Self-reported … Continue reading

Research Article: Parathyroidectomy Improves Restless Leg Syndrome in Patients on Hemodialysis

Date Published: May 19, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Roberto Sávio Silva Santos, Fernando Morgadinho Santos Coelho, Bruno Caldin da Silva, Fabiana Giorgeti Graciolli, Wagner Velasquez Dominguez, Fabio Luiz de Menezes Montenegro, Vanda Jorgetti, Rosa Maria Affonso Moysés, Rosilene Motta Elias, Raffaele Ferri. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0155835 Abstract: Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a sleep disorder … Continue reading

Research Article: Evidence of Increased Muscle Atrophy and Impaired Quality of Life Parameters in Patients with Uremic Restless Legs Syndrome

Date Published: October 3, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Christoforos D. Giannaki, Giorgos K. Sakkas, Christina Karatzaferi, Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou, Eleftherios Lavdas, Vassilios Liakopoulos, Nikolaos Tsianas, Georgios N. Koukoulis, Yiannis Koutedakis, Ioannis Stefanidis, Ian Lanza. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0025180 Abstract: Restless Legs Syndrome is a very common disorder in hemodialysis patients. Restless Legs Syndrome negatively affects quality … Continue reading

Research Article: Restless legs syndrome and cardiovascular diseases: A case-control study

Date Published: April 26, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Marion Cholley-Roulleau, Sofiene Chenini, Séverine Béziat, Lily Guiraud, Isabelle Jaussent, Yves Dauvilliers, Raffaele Ferri. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0176552 Abstract: The association between restless legs syndrome (RLS), cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and hypertension is inconsistent. This case-control study examined i) the association between primary RLS, CVD and hypertension by … Continue reading

Research Article: Correction: The Humanistic and Economic Burden of Restless Legs Syndrome

Date Published: December 10, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Tracy Durgin, Edward A. Witt, Jesse Fishman. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0145139 Abstract: Partial Text   Source: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0145139  

Research Article: Haste makes waste: Decision making in patients with restless legs syndrome with and without augmentation

Date Published: April 5, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Beatrice Heim, Marie-Theres Pertl, Ambra Stefani, Margarete Delazer, Anna Heidbreder, Laura Zamarian, Elisabeth Brandauer, Klaus Seppi, Birgit Högl, Werner Poewe, Atbin Djamshidian, Raffaele Ferri. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174793 Abstract: To investigate decision making in patients with primary restless legs syndrome (RLS) with and without augmentation treated with … Continue reading

Research Article: Use of antidepressants and risks of restless legs syndrome in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: A population-based cohort study

Date Published: August 1, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yung-Chu Hsu, Hsin-Yi Yang, Wan-Ting Huang, Solomon Chih-Cheng Chen, Herng-Sheng Lee, Rachel A. Annunziato. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0220641 Abstract: Previous research has suggested an association between antidepressants use and clinical restless legs syndrome (RLS) in patients, but there has never been a single study investigating the risk … Continue reading

Research Article: Reduced Neural Synchrony in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome during a Visual Oddball Task

Date Published: July 27, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Jeong Woo Choi, Deokwon Ko, Gwan-Taek Lee, Ki-Young Jung, Kyung Hwan Kim, Wang Zhan. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0042312 Abstract: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to move the legs. It has been reported that RLS patients show cognitive deficits, presumably … Continue reading

Research Article: Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Novel Restless Legs Syndrome Susceptibility Loci on 2p14 and 16q12.1

Date Published: July 14, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Juliane Winkelmann, Darina Czamara, Barbara Schormair, Franziska Knauf, Eva C. Schulte, Claudia Trenkwalder, Yves Dauvilliers, Olli Polo, Birgit Högl, Klaus Berger, Andrea Fuhs, Nadine Gross, Karin Stiasny-Kolster, Wolfgang Oertel, Cornelius G. Bachmann, Walter Paulus, Lan Xiong, Jacques Montplaisir, Guy A. Rouleau, Ingo Fietze, Jana … Continue reading

Research Article: Prevalence and Risk Factors of Restless Legs Syndrome among Chinese Adults in a Rural Community of Shanghai in China

Date Published: March 24, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yunbo Shi, Huan Yu, Ding Ding, Peimin Yu, Dongyan Wu, Zhen Hong, Marianna Mazza. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121215 Abstract: The primary objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in an adult Chinese population living in a rural … Continue reading

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