TITLE

Bariatric surgery in patients with bipolar disorder: an emerging issue

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Valerie H.; Misra, Monali
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience;Jul2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, pE3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article aims to investigate on the effectiveness of bariatric surgery for overweight patients who are suffering from manic-depressive disorder. It mentions that bariatic surgery has not been recognized in the field of psychiatric pharmacotherapy, particularly in treating overweight patients with bipolar disorder. It is also cited that this surgery can be a solution in treating persons with such illness.
ACCESSION #
42527161

 

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