High rates of obstructive sleep apnea symptoms among patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Annamalai2015HighRO,
  title={High rates of obstructive sleep apnea symptoms among patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Aniyizhai Annamalai and Laura B Palmese and Lydia A. Chwastiak and Vinod Srihari and Cenk Tek},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={2015},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={59-66}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with schizophrenia have high rates of obesity and cardiovascular morbidity, which are strongly associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The prevalence and risk factors for OSA are not well studied in patients with schizophrenia. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the frequency of OSA symptoms in a sample of… CONTINUE READING