The effect of positive airway pressure therapy on neurocognitive functions, depression and anxiety in obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Baris S., TUNCEL D., Ozerdem C., KUTLU H., Onyilmaz T., BAŞYİĞİT İ., ...More

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.11, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s40248-016-0071-2
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome, Neurocognitive evaluation, Depression, Anxiety, SF-36, Positive airway pressure (PAP), OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP-APNEA, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, DAYTIME HYPERCAPNIA, COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT, HYPOPNEA SYNDROME, ASSOCIATION, PERFORMANCE, PREVALENCE, DISORDERS, OSAS
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the presence of neurocognitive dysfunctions, depression and anxiety and the effect of positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy on these alterations in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS) patients.