Neuropsychiatric manifestations of obstructive sleep apnea: a review.

  title={Neuropsychiatric manifestations of obstructive sleep apnea: a review.},
  author={David W Hudgel},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in medicine},
  volume={19 1},
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may result in neuropsychiatric complications. Psychiatrists need to be alert to the possibility that patients who present to them with cognitive and/or affective disorders, who also have sleep related complaints such as snoring and significant daytime hypersomnolence, may have OSA. Clinical suspicion needs to be reinforced by obtaining a history from the bed partner. A polysomnogram will establish the diagnosis. Once the diagnosis is made, several treatment options… CONTINUE READING