Subtle Signs: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

September 6, 2018

This educational supplement brings you closer to the latest medical understanding of these conditions by reviewing symptoms and causes, summarizing recent clinical trials for treatment of OSA, and discussing the case of a 50-year-old patient with excessive daytime sleepiness.

Sleep hygiene is a top priority for mental illness patients - yet obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypersomnolence disorder are difficult to diagnose and treat because they have subtle clinical signs, and symptoms that may overlap with other psychiatric diagnoses.

This educational supplement brings you closer to the latest medical understanding of these conditions by reviewing symptoms and causes, summarizing recent clinical trials for treatment of OSA, and discussing the case of a 50-year-old patient with excessive daytime sleepiness.