Richard Allen

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Publications

  1. pmc The reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Restless Legs Syndrome Quality of Life questionnaire (RLSQoL) in a trial population
    Linda Abetz
    Mapi Values, Adelphi Mill, Bollington, Macclesfield, SK10 5JB, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:79. 2005
  2. ncbi MRI measurement of brain iron in patients with restless legs syndrome
    R P Allen
    Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 56:263-5. 2001
  3. ncbi Effects of rest-duration, time-of-day and their interaction on periodic leg movements while awake in restless legs syndrome
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Asthma and Allergy Bldg 1B76b, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 6:429-34. 2005
  4. ncbi Restless legs syndrome prevalence and impact: REST general population study
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1286-92. 2005
  5. ncbi Ropinirole decreases periodic leg movements and improves sleep parameters in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Richard Allen
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep 27:907-14. 2004
  6. ncbi Dopamine and iron in the pathophysiology of restless legs syndrome (RLS)
    Richard Allen
    Neurology and Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Asthma and Allergy Bldg 1B46b, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 5:385-91. 2004
  7. ncbi Factor analysis of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group's scale for restless legs severity
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology and Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep Med 4:133-5. 2003
  8. ncbi Restless legs syndrome: diagnostic criteria, special considerations, and epidemiology. A report from the restless legs syndrome diagnosis and epidemiology workshop at the National Institutes of Health
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Asthma and Allergy Building 1B46b, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 4:101-19. 2003
  9. doi Restless legs syndrome symptomatology, attitudes and beliefs among treated and untreated individuals
    Christine M Ramsey
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sleep Med 13:1226-31. 2012
  10. doi A randomized, double-blind, 6-week, dose-ranging study of pregabalin in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Richard Allen
    Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, A and A Bldg 1B76b, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 11:512-9. 2010

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Publications19

  1. pmc The reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Restless Legs Syndrome Quality of Life questionnaire (RLSQoL) in a trial population
    Linda Abetz
    Mapi Values, Adelphi Mill, Bollington, Macclesfield, SK10 5JB, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:79. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Restless Legs Syndrome Quality of Life questionnaire (RLSQoL) in a clinical trial setting...
  2. ncbi MRI measurement of brain iron in patients with restless legs syndrome
    R P Allen
    Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 56:263-5. 2001
    ..The results show the potential utility of this MRI measurement, and also indicate that brain iron insufficiency may occur in patients with RLS in some brain regions...
  3. ncbi Effects of rest-duration, time-of-day and their interaction on periodic leg movements while awake in restless legs syndrome
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Asthma and Allergy Bldg 1B76b, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 6:429-34. 2005
    ..This study uses the SIT at different times of the day and analyzes time-of-day and duration-of-rest effects and their interaction on the PLMW...
  4. ncbi Restless legs syndrome prevalence and impact: REST general population study
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1286-92. 2005
    ..Previous epidemiological studies, however, have failed to determine the prevalence of those with clinically significant RLS symptoms and to examine the life effects and medical experiences of this group...
  5. ncbi Ropinirole decreases periodic leg movements and improves sleep parameters in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Richard Allen
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep 27:907-14. 2004
    ..Polysomnographic study evaluating the efficacy of ropinirole for the treatment of patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) suffering from periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS)...
  6. ncbi Dopamine and iron in the pathophysiology of restless legs syndrome (RLS)
    Richard Allen
    Neurology and Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Asthma and Allergy Bldg 1B46b, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 5:385-91. 2004
    ..This article examines the pathophysiological implications of each of these clinical aspects of RLS...
  7. ncbi Factor analysis of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group's scale for restless legs severity
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology and Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep Med 4:133-5. 2003
    ..This study uses a factor analytic approach to evaluate the IRLS for possibly useful subscales...
  8. ncbi Restless legs syndrome: diagnostic criteria, special considerations, and epidemiology. A report from the restless legs syndrome diagnosis and epidemiology workshop at the National Institutes of Health
    Richard P Allen
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Asthma and Allergy Building 1B46b, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 4:101-19. 2003
    ..Modification of the criteria is now necessary to better reflect that increased body of knowledge, as well as to clarify slight confusion with the wording of the original criteria...
  9. doi Restless legs syndrome symptomatology, attitudes and beliefs among treated and untreated individuals
    Christine M Ramsey
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sleep Med 13:1226-31. 2012
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  10. doi A randomized, double-blind, 6-week, dose-ranging study of pregabalin in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Richard Allen
    Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, A and A Bldg 1B76b, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep Med 11:512-9. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the dose-related efficacy and safety of pregabalin in patients with idiopathic restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  11. pmc Up-regulation of striatal adenosine A(2A) receptors with iron deficiency in rats: effects on locomotion and cortico-striatal neurotransmission
    Cesar Quiroz
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, IRP, NIH, DHHS, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Neurol 224:292-8. 2010
    ..These results indicate that brain iron deficiency induces a functional up-regulation of both striatal pre- and postsynaptic A(2A) receptor, which could be involved in sensory-motor disorders associated with iron deficiency such as RLS...
  12. ncbi Prevalence, utilization patterns, and predictors of antipsychotic polypharmacy: experience in a multistate Medicaid population, 1998-2003
    Elaine H Morrato
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research Program, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Clin Ther 29:183-95. 2007
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  13. ncbi The official World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) standards for recording and scoring periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and wakefulness (PLMW) developed in collaboration with a task force from the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Grou
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:175-83. 2006
  14. ncbi Correlation between rating scales and sleep laboratory measurements in restless legs syndrome
    Diego Garcia-Borreguero
    Department of Neurology, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Sleep Disorders Unit, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avda Reyes Catolicos 2, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Sleep Med 5:561-5. 2004
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  15. ncbi Evaluating the quality of life of patients with restless legs syndrome
    Linda Abetz
    Mapi Values Ltd, Bollington, Macclesfield, United Kingdom
    Clin Ther 26:925-35. 2004
    ..Although the condition is not life-threatening, assessing the disease burden and the impact of RLS on quality of life (QOL) is critical for evaluating treatment benefits...
  16. ncbi Spillover effects on treatment of adult depression in primary care after FDA advisory on risk of pediatric suicidality with SSRIs
    Robert J Valuck
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1198-205. 2007
    ..The authors examine the effects of this pediatric policy on treatment of adult depression in the community...
  17. ncbi Frequency of provider contact after FDA advisory on risk of pediatric suicidality with SSRIs
    Elaine H Morrato
    University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:42-50. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors compared trends in the frequency of provider contacts for patients with depression before and after the advisory was issued...
  18. ncbi Tireless work on restless legs: guest editors' introduction
    Claudia Trenkwalder
    Paracelsus Elena Hospital, Center of Parkinsonism and Movement Disorders, Klinikstr 16, 34128 Kassel, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:S393-4. 2007
  19. ncbi Thy1 expression in the brain is affected by iron and is decreased in Restless Legs Syndrome
    Xinsheng Wang
    Department of Neural and Behavioral Science H109, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Neurol Sci 220:59-66. 2004
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