2000 suplement 3


Volume 9, suplement 3


Psychiatric implications of chronic obturative respiratory disorder: case report

Irena Krupka-Matuszczyk1, MACIEJ MATUSZCZYK1
1. I Kliniki Psychiatrii Śląskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2000, 9, suplement 3 (11), 25-27
Keywords: sleep apnea, psychiatric disorder, case report


The article presents diagnostic andtherapeutic management of a patient with chronicobturative respiratory disorder first diagnosed bya psychiatrist. The diagnosis was supported laterby pulmonological examination. This is one of thefirst cases in Poland that the CPAP apparatus wasused for diagnostic purposes.

Address for correspondence:
Doc. Irena Krupka-Matuszczyk, I Klinika Psychiatrii Śląskiej Akademii Medycznej,
ul. Ziołowa 45/47,40-635 Katowice-Ochojec