Diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnoea in women with schizophrenia.

BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is often overlooked in the context of schizophrenia because its hallmark, daytime sleepiness, is so easily attributable to antipsychotic drugs. This is a special problem for women. AIMS To underscore the importance of diagnosing and treating OSA in women with schizophrenia. METHODS A review of the recent… (More)