REM sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, is one specific type of sleep disorder. With this sleep disorder, a person doesn’t typically feel the paralysis commonly experienced during REM sleep. The result is acting out dreams, and it can include behaviors that are violent and intense. Acting out dream behaviors can be frightening for the person who experiences it once they wake up, as well as their loved ones. Find information and topics related to REM sleep behavior disorder below. Navigate through to find articles for answers to specific questions.