Published in Mental Health Weekly Digest, December 1st, 2003
The study is the first to show a link between depression and sleep apnea along with its related disorders.
Although it remains unclear how the conditions are linked, Maurice Ohayon, MD, PhD, said his study should encourage physicians to test depressed patients for this type of sleep disorder.
"Physicians who see people with depression shouldn't stop at the first diagnosis, but instead look into the presence of a breathing-related sleep disorder,"...
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