Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is currently defined as [1]: An urge to move the limbs with or without sensations Worsening at rest Improving with activity Worsening in the evening or night. The diagnosis of RLS is exclusively based on these four criteria, all of which are required to make the diagnosis. A validated diagnostic phone interview [2], rating scales [3] and quality-of-life scales [4] have all been developed based on these features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMovement Disorders in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781849960649
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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