Serum cholesterol level comparison: control subjects, anxiety disorder patients, and obsessive-compulsive disorder patients.

@article{Peter2002SerumCL,
  title={Serum cholesterol level comparison: control subjects, anxiety disorder patients, and obsessive-compulsive disorder patients.},
  author={Helmut Peter and Iver Hand and Fritz Hohagen and Anne Koenig and Olaf Mindermann and Frank Oeder and Markus Wittich},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={557-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether panic disorder is associated with elevated serum cholesterol levels. Serum cholesterol levels of panic disorder patients are reported to be elevated. This could explain the higher-than-expected cardiovascular mortality in this population. Some evidence exists wherein cholesterol levels are also increased in patients with general anxiety disorder and phobias. To date, there are only 2 reports on cholesterol levels of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients… CONTINUE READING

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