Prague Med. Rep. 2021, 122, 127-139

Idiopathic Hypersomnia and Depression, the Challenge for Clinicians and Researchers

Karolína Galušková, Karel Šonka

Department of Neurology and Center for Clinical Neuroscience, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Received September 19, 2020
Accepted August 5, 2021

The review deals with idiopathic hypersomnia, focusing mostly on the research findings about the presence, onset and severity of excessive daytime sleepiness and depressive symptoms in patients with idiopathic hypersomnia.


This study was supported by Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, grant No. NU20-04-00088.


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