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Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tied to Job Loss

1 month ago   |   By Psych Central

Preliminary results from a new study show that people with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to have experienced multiple involuntary job losses.
Compared to participants who did not have sleep apnea, those with moderate-to-severe sleep apnea were more than twice as likely to have a history of multiple job layoffs or firings, according to researchers.
“These results suggest that undetected obstructive sleep apnea could have long-term, negative effects on vocational functioning,” said principal investigator Patricia Haynes, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department...
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