Depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts are more frequent in people with narcolepsy

Takeaway

  • People with untreated narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) are more likely to experience depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts, but these decrease with pharmacological management.

Why this matters

    The findings show the importance of screening for depressive symptoms and suicidality in people with NT1 as they were often underreported.

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