Sleep-to-wake transition movement disorders.

  title={Sleep-to-wake transition movement disorders.},
  author={Roberto Vetrugno and Pasquale Montagna},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
Consciousness and vigilance level are important factors for the manifestation and variability of many disorders, including movement disorders. Usually lumped together into unspecified "Wakefulness," the transition between wakefulness and sleep--the pre-dormitum, and between sleep and wakefulness--the post-dormitum, possess intrinsic cerebral metabolic patterns and mental, behavioural, and neurophysiological characteristics which make these peculiar states of vigilance independent. Moreover, the… CONTINUE READING
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