Preliminary findings regarding overweight and obesity in pediatric bipolar disorder.
|Title||Preliminary findings regarding overweight and obesity in pediatric bipolar disorder.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Goldstein, 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|
|Journal||The Journal of clinical psychiatry|
|Date Published||2008 Dec|
|Keywords||Adolescent, 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|
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.
|Alternate Journal||J Clin Psychiatry|