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The REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) Screening Questionnaire (RBDSQ)
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Supplemental for Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Short Description of Instrument

The REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) screening questionnaire (RBDSQ) is a recently-developed 10-item questionnaire that has been used in idiopathic RBD.


This scale includes 10 "yes/no" questions that cover the clinical features of RBD. The maximum total score is 13 points.

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Document last updated February 2018