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Patients who suffer from rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RSBD), often called "night-flyers," experience behavioral dyscontrol due to the absence of the atonia that usually characterizes REM sleep.
Regional brain glucose metabolism is altered during rapid eye movement sleep in the cat: A preliminary study.
Increased activation of anterior paralimbic and executive cortex from waking to rapid eye movement sleep in depression.
Induction of rapid eye movement sleep by carbachol infusion into the pontine reticular formation in the rat.
Evidence for a role of basal ganglia in the regulation of rapid eye movement sleep by electrical and chemical stimulation for the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus and the substantia nigra pars reticulata in decerebrate cats.
Mild electrical stimulation of pontine tegmentum around locus coeruleus reduces rapid eye movement sleep in rats.
Rapid eye movement sleep and significance of its deprivation studies- A review.
There are also isolated reports of abnormal brain-stem electrical responses, rapid eye movement sleep patterns and brain metabolism.

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