Obstructive sleep apnea and psychiatric disorders: a systematic review.

  title={Obstructive sleep apnea and psychiatric disorders: a systematic review.},
  author={Madhulika A. Gupta and Fiona C Simpson},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  volume={11 2},
STUDY OBJECTIVES Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated with psychiatric pathology. Psychiatric comorbidity in OSA may affect patient quality of life and adherence to CPAP. A focused evaluation of OSA in highly selected groups of primarily psychiatric patients may provide further insights into the factors contributing to comorbidity of OSA and psychopathology. The goal of this study is to examine the prevalence and treatment of OSA in psychiatric populations. METHODS A systematic… CONTINUE READING