There are few studies that have evaluated personality characteristics in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). We aimed to evaluate 2 groups, OSAS patients and controls, using a temperament and character inventory (TCI) questionnaire. Materials and methods: Patients with OSAS symptoms and who underwent polysomnography in the sleep laboratory were included in the study. A TCI questionnaire was given to 52 patients. Those whose apnea-hypoapnea index (AHI) was >=10 were included as the OSAS group and those whose score was
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, character, temperament
FİDAN, FATMA; ÖZBULUT, ÖMER; AYÇİÇEK, APDULLAH; AŞIK, AHMET HAKKI; and ÜNLÜ, MEHMET
"Effects of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome on temperament and character,"
Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 43:
1, Article 24.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol43/iss1/24