Author Affiliations: Stefan P. Kruszewski MD & Associates, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Ohayon et al, the authors of “Operational Definitions and Algorithms for Excessive Sleepiness in the General Population: Implications for DSM-5 Nosology,”1 did not make any financial disclosures. However, a brief Internet search demonstrates that 2 of the authors may have omitted relevant previously published pharmaceutical relationships. Ohayon and Dauvilliers had previously documented relationships with Cephalon Inc,2- 5 who also funded their current study.
Kruszewski SP. Conflicts of Interest. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012;69(11):1181-1182. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.457