REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Screening Questionnaire (RBDSQ)

Stiasny-Kolster K; Schäfer S; Möller JC; Heinzel-Gutenbrunner M; Mayer G; Oertel W

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Basic description

Published in 2007


Stiasny-Kolster K; Schäfer S; Möller JC; Heinzel-Gutenbrunner M; Mayer G; Oertel W

RBDSQ © 2007 International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). All Rights Reserved
To facilitate the diagnosis and recruitment of patients with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication
  • Dyssomnias
  • Generic for Nervous System Diseases
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • German for Germany
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Stiasny-Kolster K, Mayer G, Schäfer S, Möller JC, Heinzel-Gutenbrunner M, Oertel WH. The REM sleep behavior disorder screening questionnaire--a new diagnostic instrument. Mov Disord. 2007 Dec;22(16):2386-93 (PubMed Abstract)

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Stiasny-Kolster K; Schäfer S; Möller JC; Heinzel-Gutenbrunner M; Mayer G; Oertel W

Dr Karin Stiasny-Kolster
E-mail: stiasny-kolster@schlaflabor-marburg.de

Copyright Holder: The International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society (MDS)
Contact: Shazia Ali
E-mail: sali@movementdisorders.org

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  • German for Germany


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Bibliographic reference of the Korean translation:

Lee SA, Paek JH, Han SH, Ryu HU. The utility of a Korean version of the REM sleep behavior disorder screening questionnaire in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. J Neurol Sci. 2015 Nov 15;358(1-2):328-32 (PubMed abstract)

Bibliographic references of the Japanese translation:

Nomura T, Inoue Y, Kagimura T, Kusumi M, Nakashima K. Validity of the Japanese version of the REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) Screening Questionnaire for detecting probable RBD in the general population. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2015 Aug;69(8):477-82 (Full text article)

Nihei Y, Takahashi K, Koto A, Mihara B, Morita Y, Isozumi K, Ohta K, Muramatsu K, Gotoh J, Yamaguchi K, Tomita Y, Sato H, Seki M, Iwasawa S, Suzuki N. REM sleep behavior disorder in Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease: a multicenter study using the REM sleep behavior disorder screening questionnaire. J Neurol. 2012 Aug;259(8):1606-12 (PubMed abstract)

Miyamoto T, Miyamoto M, Iwanami M, Kobayashi M, Nakamura M, Inoue Y, Ando C, Hirata K. The REM sleep behavior disorder screening questionnaire: validation study of a Japanese version. Sleep Med. 2009 Dec;10(10):1151-4 (PubMed abstract)

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