restless legs syndrome

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  • noun

Synonyms for restless legs syndrome

feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia)

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Delusional parasitosis (DP), also known as Ekbom's Syndrome, is a psychiatric disorder in which patients maintain a fixed false belief that they are infested with parasites, other organisms, or materials.
Most doctors, including dermatologists and psychiatrists, regard Morgellons as a manifestation of known medical conditions, including delusional parasitosis, where patients hold an imaginary belief that they are infested with parasites.
Trabert W: Shared psychotic disorder in delusional parasitosis.
Morgellons syndrome is considered by most doctors, including dermatologists, to be a form of delusional parasitosis, but Conroy (who earned his medical doctorate from the U.
To the Editor: Delusional parasitosis (DP) (Ekbom syndrome, psychogenic parasitosis, chronic tactile hallucinosis) is a false but unshakable conviction of personal infection by 'bugs' of some sort; that is, ecto- or endoparasites or other pathogens.
Some medical professionals consider Morgellons to be a manifestation of other medical or psychological conditions, including delusional parasitosis, but experts are divided on the topic.