What is sleep behavior disorder?

Also known as: REM sleep behavior disorder, RBD.

Sleep behavior disorder is a condition that occurs during REM sleep. It’s characterized by acting out vivid dreams with shouting and violent arm and leg movements. In some cases it can pose a danger to the person with the sleep behavior disorder.


Reviewed by: Mercedes Bello, MD

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