[Depression in restless legs syndrome. Pathogenesis, assessment, and implications for treatment].

@article{Hornyak2009DepressionIR,
  title={[Depression in restless legs syndrome. Pathogenesis, assessment, and implications for treatment].},
  author={Magdolna Hornyak and Heike Bene{\vs} and Ilonka Eisensehr and J. Bierens de Haan and Jan Kassubek and Ines Peglau and Karin Stiasny-Kolster and Claudia Trenkwalder},
  journal={Der Nervenarzt},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 10},
  pages={
          1160-6, 1164-6, 1168
        }
}
Depressive disorders are a prevalent comorbidity in restless legs syndrome (RLS). Although similar prevalence rates of comorbid depression can be found in other diseases, the association between RLS and depression is particularly complex due to the RLS-related sleep disorders. It is also clinically important that according to findings derived mainly from case studies many antidepressant agents can aggravate RLS symptoms. The presence of comorbid depression influences therapy outcome in general… CONTINUE READING
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