National Sleep Foundation

Chapter 7: Sleep-Related Movement Disorders

Etiology and Risk Factors of Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder (RMD)

Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder (RMD) has been correlated with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).88


88 Walters AS; Silvestri R; Zucconi M; Chandrashekariah R; Konofal E. Review of the Possible Relationship and Hypothetical Links Between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the Sim- ple Sleep Related Movement Disorders, Parasomnias, Hypersomnias, and Circadian Rhythm Disorders. J Clin Sleep Med 2008;4(6):591-600.