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Hypersomnia 

Hypersomnia
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Hypersomnia
Author(s):

Dr Sue Wilson

and Prof. David J. Nutt

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199674558.003.0004
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date: 29 March 2020

- Excessive daytime sleepiness or hypersomnia can be caused by a number of factors including insufficient sleep syndrome, depression, neurological disorders, and drug side effects

- Hypersomnia can also be caused by a primary sleep disorder including such as obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, idiopathic or recurrent hypersomnia, or circadian rhythm disorder

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