Psychiatric Annals


Print ISSN: 0048-5713
Online ISSN: 1938-2456

Psychiatric Annals is a monthly medical review journal that provides the latest practical, clinical information to psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, and those involved in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. For more than 40 years, Psychiatric Annals has provided practitioners with cutting-edge information to help them stay current in the field. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available each month
• Case Challenges discussing difficult cases
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content

  • Current Issue
  • January 2015
  • Volume 45 · Issue 1
Table of Contents

Sleep Disorders: A Major Factor in Psychiatry

Jan Fawcett, MD

Case Challenge

Sequelae of Hypoxia and Ventilation

Rajdip Barman, MD; Geoffrey Bader, MD; Mark B. Detweiler, MD, MS

Guest Editorial

This issue: Sleep Disorders

Imran S. Khawaja, MD, FAASM; Thomas D. Hurwitz, MD



Susan Mackie, MD; John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD


Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Update for Mental Health Providers

Imran S. Khawaja, MD, FAASM; Ali Hashmi, MD; Ayesha Ebrahim, MD; Connie Ullevig, RN; Asim Shah, MD; Thomas D. Hurwitz, MD


Hypersomnolence Disorders in DSM-5: A Review for Clinicians

Elliott Kyung Lee, MD, FRCPC; Louis Kazaglis, MD


Parasomnias: An Update

Michael J. Howell, MD; Imran S. Khawaja, MD; Carlos H. Schenck, MD


An Overview of Restless Leg Syndrome for the Mental Health Professional

Shehzad Niazi, MD, FRCPC; R. Robert Auger, MD; Thomas D. Hurwitz, MD


William Whitney Godding and the Concepts of Asylum and Therapeutic Community

Michael B. Knable, DO