Prevalence and correlates of overweight in drug-naïve patients with bipolar disorder.

  title={Prevalence and correlates of overweight in drug-na{\"i}ve patients with bipolar disorder.},
  author={G. Maina and Virginio Salvi and Alberto Vitalucci and Virginia D'Ambrosio and Filippo Bogetto},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={110 1-2},
BACKGROUND Patients with bipolar disorder may be at greater risk for overweight and obesity than individuals in the general population. This risk may be due to the illness itself, to mediating factors (diet, life style) and/or to medications used to treat the disorder. This investigation explores the association between body weight and bipolar illness in… CONTINUE READING