Sleep apnea and panic attacks
Edlund, M., McNamara, M. E., & Millman, R. P. (1991). Sleep apnea and panic attacks. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 32(2), 130-132.
A survey of 301 sleep apnea patients demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea may cause nocturnal panic attack symptoms. Sleep apnea should be considered in the differential diagnosis of nocturnal panic disorder