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After an argument with a colleague, a graduate student appears "drunk" in class. What happened on the way to the lecture?

Sleep Disorders

A 40-year-old man complains of daytime sleepiness that is getting progressively worse. His concentration and memory are failing. Results of labs are normal. Which evaluation tool would you choose?

After an argument with a colleague, a 28-year-old graduate student appears "drunk" in class. What happened on the way to the lecture?

The prediction of more shallow sleep in overweight and obese men with high testosterone levels is useful because poor sleep quality has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes and hypertension.

Most patients with psychiatric diagnoses present with sleep disturbances that can have as great an impact on health-related quality of life as the mental illness itself. Here, tips on treatment and chronotherapeutic applications for major depression and other disorders.

Depression is a frequent psychiatric comorbidity among patients with restless leg syndrome. The case presented here illustrates the importance of evaluating for RLS symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder who complain of insomnia.

Results of this sleep study help diagnose the specific type of sleep apnea. Evidence of 5 or more predominantly obstructive respiratory events per hour of sleep suggests obstructive disease.

During his annual physical examination, a 54-year-old man has no major complaints, reports restful sleep, and is not tired during the day. Is he at risk for obstructive sleep apnea?

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