Preliminary findings regarding overweight and obesity in pediatric bipolar disorder.

TitlePreliminary findings regarding overweight and obesity in pediatric bipolar disorder.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsGoldstein, BI, Birmaher B, Axelson DA, Goldstein TR, Esposito-Smythers C, Strober MA, Hunt J, Leonard H, Gill MK, Iyengar S, Grimm C, Yang M, Ryan ND, Keller MB
JournalThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume69
Issue12
Pagination1953-9
Date Published2008 Dec
ISSN1555-2101
KeywordsAdolescent, Age Factors, Antimanic Agents, Antipsychotic Agents, Bipolar disorder, Body Height, Body Weight, Cardiovascular Diseases, Child, Child Abuse, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Drug Therapy, Combination, Female, Humans, Male, Obesity, Overweight, Risk Factors, Statistics as Topic
Abstract

Overweight/obesity is highly prevalent among adults with bipolar disorder and has been associated with illness severity. Little is known regarding overweight/obesity among youth with bipolar disorder.

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.650
Alternate JournalJ Clin Psychiatry