Rhythmic movement disorder in children.

  title={Rhythmic movement disorder in children.},
  author={Timothy F. Hoban},
  journal={CNS spectrums},
  volume={8 2},
How should sleep-related rhythmic movements in children be assessed and treated? Rhythmic movement disorder (RMD) represents an unusual variety of childhood parasomnia characterized by repetitive motion of the head, trunk, or extremities, which usually occurs during the transition from wakefulness to sleep or arises during sustained sleep. Although the condition most often affects infants and toddlers in a transient and self-limited fashion, the condition occasionally persists in a problematic… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…