Sleep-to-wake transition movement disorders.

@article{Vetrugno2011SleeptowakeTM,
  title={Sleep-to-wake transition movement disorders.},
  author={Roberto Vetrugno and Pasquale Montagna},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 Suppl 2},
  pages={S11-6}
}
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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