Age-specific prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Italian patients with bipolar disorder.

@article{Salvi2011AgespecificPO,
  title={Age-specific prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Italian patients with bipolar disorder.},
  author={Virginio Salvi and Virginia D'Ambrosio and Gianluca Rosso and Filippo Bogetto and G. Maina},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={47-54}
}
AIM Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is highly prevalent in patients with bipolar disorder (BD). Little research has evaluated the risk profile of MetS and cardiovascular disease in different gender and age groups in these patients. Our aim is to evaluate the prevalence of MetS in Italian patients with BD stratified by gender and age, and to determine the correlates of MetS. METHODS Subjects with BD were included and stratified by sex and age according to the following age groups: <30; 30-39; 40-49… CONTINUE READING
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