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What You Should Know About Lewy Body Dementia

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Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep disorder is a condition which is specific to Lewy body dementia, causes individuals to act out their dreams, sometimes violently.

Reviewed September 7, 2016
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

Dementia with Lewy Bodies Clinical Presentation. Medscape. Accessed August 5, 2016.

What Lewy Body Disease Is. Lewy Body Journal. Accessed August 5, 2016.

Cognitive (Thinking) Changes in Lewy Body Disease. Helpsheet-LewyBodyDisease02-CognitiveChanges_english.pdf Accessed August 5 2016.

Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Alz.Org / Alzheimer’s association. Accessed August 5, 2016.

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