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By On November 14th, 2014

Researchers Encourage Metabolic Syndrome Screening For Bipolar Disorder Patients

Individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder,particularly older males and those receiving atypical antipsychotic treatment, may benefit from systematic screening for metabolic syndrome, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The researchers from Hôpital La Salpêtriere, France, observed that 18.5% of 654 bipolar disorder patients included in the study had the metabolic syndrome.…

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