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Sleep Apnea Could Be Fueling Your Depression

Stephens, S. (2019, August 15). Sleep Apnea Could Be Fueling Your Depression. Health Central.

Treatment-resistant depression confounds mental health professionals when their patients don't respond, either initially or long-term, to conventional treatments such as medication and therapy. Now, a new study in the Journal of Psychiatric Research reports that a type of sleep apnea called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be associated with suicidal patients who have a major depressive disorder, causing their depression to resist treatment.

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