Drug Induced

Question: A 43 year old man is evaluated for poor sleep. He is thin but anxious and has been using benzodiazepines to address his anxiety and inability to fall asleep. Which of the following describes the effect of benzodiazepines on sleep architecture?

a) Decreased sleep latency

b) Increased N3 phase

c) Increased periodic limb movements

d) None of the above

[Answer will be posted with next week's new question]

Answer to last week's question, “Keep An Eye On It" (July 29, 2019)

A - Over 90%.