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Sleep and Breathing

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 293–294 | Cite as

Obstructive sleep apnea in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder: looking beyond their complaint

  • Mohammad Rasoul Ghadami
  • Habibolah Khazaie
  • Maryam MasoudiEmail author
Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Letter to the Editors
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Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Comorbid Insomnia and OSA (COMISA) in Veterans

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Rasoul Ghadami
    • 1
  • Habibolah Khazaie
    • 1
  • Maryam Masoudi
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Sleep Disorders Research CenterKermanshah University of Medical SciencesKermanshahIran

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