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Recognizing and Treating Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients With Narcolepsy | Psychiatrist.com

Recognizing and Treating Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients With Narcolepsy | Psychiatrist.com

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https://www.psychiatrist.com/jcp/psychiatry/recognizing-and-treating-eds-in-patients-with-narcolepsy/

Article AbstractSleep disorders such as narcolepsy can cause excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). The diagnosis of narcolepsy is often delayed by years. Clinicians can improve the recognition of EDS and diagnosis of sleep disorders using screening tools such as the Epworth Sleepiness Scale and other tests.