61. Restless Legs Syndrome

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Philip M. Becker

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch61

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Becker, P. M. (2005) Restless Legs Syndrome, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch61

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Sleep Medicine Associate of Texas, Dallas, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • Restless legs syndrome (RLS);
  • RLS and depression;
  • usage of high-potency opiates


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of RLS

  • Treatment of RLS

  • RLS and Depression

  • Conclusion

  • References