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Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness Interactions Pathophysiology Assessment and Treatment

Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness  Interactions  Pathophysiology  Assessment and Treatment Book
Author : Scott D Mendelson
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2007-12-19
ISBN : 9780080556529
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Metabolic syndrome is a set of risk factors that includes: abdominal obesity, a decreased ability to process glucose (insulin resistance), dyslipidemia (unhealthy lipid levels), and hypertension. Patients who have this syndrome have been shown to be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and/or type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a common condition that goes by many names (dysmetabolic syndrome, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, obesity syndrome, and Reaven's syndrome). This is the first book to fully explain the relationships between psychiatric illness, Metabolic Syndrome, diet, sleep, exercise, medications, and lifestyle choices. Metabolic Syndrome is a major risk factor in Major Depression, Alzheimer's Disease, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, and several other illnesses of psychiatric significance. Conversely, some psychiatric illnesses tend to predispose patients to Metabolic Syndrome. Of further interest is the fact that some of the medications used in the treatment of psychiatric illnesses have been found to cause or exacerbate Metabolic Syndrome. The author here provides basic information about what genetic predispositions, medical conditions, and lifestyle choices make Metabolic Syndrome more likely to occur. Among the contributing factors that are discussed are genetics, habitual intake of high glycemic index carbohydrates, fructose, saturated fats, trans fatty acids, vitamins, micronutrients, obesity, smoking, and lack of exercise. The author describes the actual mechanisms by which Metabolic Syndrome progresses and causes damage in the body, including the action of insulin and the pathophysiology of insulin resistance. Details are provided on what occurs in the liver, pancreas, muscle, fat cells, and immune system as Metabolic Syndrome progresses. New findings are presented on fat cells, including the fact that they are beginning to be considered as endocrine cells. There is a substantive discussion of leptin, which is one of the important adipocytokines. Also carbohydrate, 'bad fats', inflammation, oxidative damage, over-stimulation of the 'fight or flight' system, and high levels of the stress hormone cortisol can actually cause the manifestations of Metabolic Syndrome. These explanations set the stage for an explanation of the inter-relationships between Metabolic Syndrome, psychiatric illness, dementia and effects of not only diet and life choices, but also the effects of psychiatric medications. Finally, there is an important and unique section on the relationship between Metabolic Syndrome and various psychiatric illnesses, and how they exacerbate each other. The significance of Metabolic Syndrome in Major Depression, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Schizophrenia, fibromyalgia and Polycystic Ovary Disease is vast and it is important to realise the effects of psychiatric medications on Metabolic Syndrome. The author discusses antidepressants, mood stabilizers and the new atypical antipsychotics. There are dramatic differences among medications in the way they affect Metabolic Syndrome and pharmaceutical companies will want to promote patient awareness with this book.

Managing Metabolic Abnormalities in the Psychiatrically Ill

Managing Metabolic Abnormalities in the Psychiatrically Ill Book
Author : Evelyn McElroy
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 2007-04-02
ISBN : 9781585626380
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Patients with mental and substance use disorders have shown higher rates of morbidity and mortality from medical illnesses than the general population, and physicians are also increasingly aware of adverse effects of psychiatric medications on metabolic and cardiovascular health. In light of these problems, this book addresses an important unmet need of patients with mental disorders -- namely, the lack of integration of general medical care with psychiatric care and the related problem of barriers to collaboration and communication among health care providers. Managing Metabolic Abnormalities in the Psychiatrically Ill is the first book to provide a current review of the relationships among psychiatric illnesses, metabolic abnormalities, and treatment, focusing on how clinicians can tailor care to those doubly-afflicted patients. The book integrates research findings into practical clinical guidelines that spell out what psychiatrists need to know when their patients with mental illness suffer from -- or are at risk of developing -- obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or the metabolic syndrome. The contributors address those risks that need to be considered in the overall context of treatment, background risks of medical illnesses associated with specific psychiatric disorders themselves, and the means of applying these data to treatment recommendations, monitoring, and clinical practice. Among the specific topics addressed are: Potential effects of psychotropics on appetite, body weight, and metabolic parameters in obese patients, and the potential effects of anti-obesity agents on psychotic, manic, and depressive syndromes Increased risk of type 2 diabetes among individuals with psychotic and mood disorders due to neurobiological changes and behavioral effects associated with these disorders Greater risk for cardiovascular disease among the mentally ill, stressing the importance of mental health providers understanding cardiovascular risk classification and modification strategies An association between dysregulation of glucose and lipid metabolism and the related risk of type 2 diabetes during treatment with any of the eight second-generation antipsychotics currently available in the United States Guidance in choice of medications and appropriate monitoring strategies for hyperlipidemia, along with recognition of which antipsychotics pose the greatest risk and an understanding of the common dyslipidemia patterns seen with their use Chapters include key clinical concepts, quick-reference tables, and extensive references, and a final chapter provides an assessment tool for evaluating patients' metabolic risk. Together, the chapters in this book constitute an authoritative clinical guide that enables psychiatrists to better integrate the treatment of patients' mental disorders with their metabolic conditions.

The Metabolic Syndrome

The Metabolic Syndrome Book
Author : Christopher D. Byrne,Sarah H. Wild
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-08-08
ISBN : 1444347306
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Metabolic Syndrome is a valuable reference text, covering all aspects of the metabolic syndrome and its constituent diseases including inflammation, oxidation and adipocytokines. This book explains the aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical treatment of all risk factors as well as the relationship with diabetes, non alcoholic fatty liver disease, polycystic ovary syndrome and coronary heart disease. The Metabolic Syndrome has been further improved from the 1st edition that was highly commended in 2006 Annual British Medical Association medical books competition. All chapters from the first edition are fully updated and this new edition contains an increase in international contributions and five new chapters on: Childhood obesity and metabolic syndrome Bariatric surgery for obesity Fitness Brain insulin resistance and appetite The nature of the insulin resistance seen in metabolic syndrome. This brand new edition of The Metabolic Syndrome will be an indispensable resource for all clinical researchers, physicians and scientists requiring detailed up-to-date information on the metabolic syndrome to further their own research or to treat and manage the syndrome and its complications. Specifically, the text will be of particular relevance to those involved and working in the fields of diabetes, endocrinology, obesity, cardiology, vascular disease and hepatology.

Brain Metabolic Crossroads in Severe Mental Disorders Focus on Metabolic Syndrome

Brain Metabolic Crossroads in Severe Mental Disorders     Focus on Metabolic Syndrome Book
Author : Virginio Salvi,Tomas Hajek
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Release : 2019-10-23
ISBN : 288963079X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Managing Antipsychotic Induced Metabolic Syndrome to Improve Treatment Adherence and Quality of Life in Gallatin County

Managing Antipsychotic Induced Metabolic Syndrome to Improve Treatment Adherence and Quality of Life in Gallatin County Book
Author : Shelby Leigh Frye
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Atypical antipsychotics are prescribed for patients suffering from serious mental illnesses. As these medications have become more widely used over the past 3 decades, practitioners have started to become more aware of metabolic side effects caused by them. Metabolic syndrome is a term for alterations in baseline metabolic functioning which result in weight gain, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, insulin resistance, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. A correlation between obesity and mortality exists within the population of individuals diagnosed with a severe mental illness taking atypical antipsychotics and has been reported as responsible for decreased life expectancy of up to 30 years. However, monitoring the physical side effects has been a significant barrier to successful management for these patients, often due to unclear practice direction between psychiatric and primary care providers. Many patients with metabolic syndrome experience exacerbations in their mental illness such as increased depression, anxiety, and isolation related to discomfort and decreased self-esteem, which can lead to medication nonadherence causing further complications. Patients experiencing emotional decline may be unable to participate in necessary lifestyle modifications without assistance, leading to the progression of metabolic syndrome. Such health related spirals contribute to the development of treatment resistance and poor patient outcomes. At the Gallatin Mental Health Center in Bozeman, MT, 23 patients taking atypical antipsychotics were provided a qualitative satisfaction survey about medications, treatment plans, and adherence, in addition to being offered an opportunity to make recommendations that could improve their overall health. In accordance with research and successful interventions internationally, a significant number of the patients in Bozeman have experienced metabolic changes, have difficulty remembering or understanding treatment goals, and would like assistance with lifestyle interventions. Using evidence based research and recommendations for metabolic syndrome prevention assessments and interventions a physical health assessment checklist for psychiatric nurses at Gallatin Mental Health was created. An assessment key to assist the nurse with the checklist, a prefabricated order set of interventions, and a simple care plan to guide best practice policy implementation will provide for better treatment adherence and improved quality of life for patients taking atypical antipsychotics in Gallatin County.

Beyond Alzheimer s

Beyond Alzheimer s Book
Author : Scott D. Mendelson
Publisher : Government Institutes
Release : 2009-09-16
ISBN : 1590771583
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Explains that rather than being the inevitable result of age and genetics, dementia is primarily due to poor lifestyle choices, and offers prescriptive advice to mitigate or delay its onset.

Wellness Matters

Wellness Matters Book
Author : Erica Falk-Huzar
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-04-28
ISBN : 9781792365874
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Wellness Matters book written by Erica Falk-Huzar, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Physical Care of People with Mental Health Problems

The Physical Care of People with Mental Health Problems Book
Author : Eve Collins,Mandy Drake,Maureen Deacon
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2013-01-15
ISBN : 1446274683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This accessible, practical text provides mental health practitioners with the core knowledge and skills they need to be able to care effectively for the physical health of those who have been diagnosed with mental illness. Linked closely to professional standards, and with a clear values- and evidence-base, the book aims to raise awareness of the physical health needs of individuals with mental health problems, outline the physical health assessment process and suggest health enhancing interventions for use in clinical practice. Consideration will be given to the following aspects of physical wellbeing; - cardiovascular health - diabetes - sexual health - respiratory health - cancer - wound care - substance misuse - infection control - medicine management Further chapters on legal and ethical issues explain the need to practise appropriately within the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act, while a linking theme throughout the book stresses the importance of health promotion. Backed up by case examples and with a range of reflective exercises throughout, The Physical Care of People with Mental Health Problems is a key text for students and practitioners working in mental health services. It will also be useful reading for practice nurses, district nurses, midwives and all allied health practitioners.

Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome in Mental Health

Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome in Mental Health Book
Author : Jennifer A. Rosen,Donna Wirshing
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9780781782708
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by a multidisciplinary group of psychiatrists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, and dietitians, this handbook is a practical guide to the prevention and management of diabetes in patients with mental illnesses. Chapters examine the prevalence of diabetes in patients with various mental illnesses. Close attention is given to the link between psychotropic medications—including antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and second-generation antipsychotics—and the development of obesity, diabetes, lipid abnormalities, and other metabolic disorders. The book offers guidance on nutritional and other interventions for preventing obesity and diabetes and on monitoring and management of patients with diabetes. An appendix provides useful patient education handouts.

Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome in Mental Health

Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome in Mental Health Book
Author : Jennifer A. Rosen,Donna A. Wirshing
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2015-04-24
ISBN : 9781469879222
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by a multidisciplinary group of psychiatrists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, and dietitians, this handbook is a practical guide to the prevention and management of diabetes in patients with mental illnesses. Chapters examine the prevalence of diabetes in patients with various mental illnesses. Close attention is given to the link between psychotropic medications--including antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and second-generation antipsychotics--and the development of obesity, diabetes, lipid abnormalities, and other metabolic disorders. The book offers guidance on nutritional and other interventions for preventing obesity and diabetes and on monitoring and management of patients with diabetes. An appendix provides useful patient education handouts.

Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry

Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry Book
Author : Robert M. McCarron,Glen L. Xiong,Craig R. Keenan,Henry A. Nasrallah
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 2015-04-01
ISBN : 1585625469
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Clinicians was written for psychiatrists in training and in clinical practice, as well as other health care providers who wish to learn an evidence-based and user-friendly approach to prevent commonly encountered, treatable, and potentially deadly illnesses in their patients. The poor health and early mortality of people with serious mental illnesses has been well documented: People who have serious mental illness have increased general medical comorbid conditions, receive minimal preventive medical services, and have a reduced life span of as much as thirty years when compared to the general population. In addition, there is now extensive data showing bidirectional interactions between chronic medical illnesses and mental disorders. Clearly, treating the whole person, instead of the disorder in isolation, is critical to improving outcomes and reducing suffering. The book's logical structure makes it easy to use, with sections devoted to general principles of preventive psychiatry, cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, endocrine and metabolic disorders, infections disorders, and oncologic disorders. In addition, the volume: Provides evidence-based approaches to care across the prevention spectrum, from primary prevention (how to keep people healthy), to secondary prevention (how to detect early signs of common illnesses), through tertiary prevention (how to prevent disability and adverse outcomes once patients develop medical problems). Informs clinicians about how to more effectively interface with general medical practitioners, and instructs them in providing screening for common medical problems, as well as ensuring that preventive measures, such as vaccinations, are performed. Covers, in a section addressing "special topics," child, adolescent, and geriatric populations, as well as strategies for assessing and managing chronic pain. Concludes with an appendix that features a health questionnaire, Preventive Medicine in Psychiatry (PMAP), for use in screening and follow-up, and a handy summary of age based preventive medicine recommendations, references to which clinicians will return repeatedly. The Affordable Care Act has provided mental health practitioners with new opportunities to develop integrated models of care that better serve patients and populations, furthering the existing trend of treating the whole patient. Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Clinicians is a critical resource which will prove indispensable to clinicians dedicated to improving the quality of life and longevity for patients who suffer from serious mental illness. Twenty-five percent of royalties help support Resident-Fellow Members (RFM) within the California Psychiatric Association.

Herbal Treatment of Major Depression Scientific Basis and Practical Use

Herbal Treatment of Major Depression  Scientific Basis and Practical Use Book
Author : Scott D Mendelson
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-11-27
ISBN : 1000727467
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This unique volume presents new understandings of the neurochemical nature of major depression, and how herbs and their constituent flavonoids and terpenes appear to address some of the mechanisms now thought to be involved. It explores how recent studies of the rapid antidepressant effects of ketamine inform neuroscientists about deep intracellular mechanisms of antidepressant action that have little to do with simple enhancement of monoaminergic activity. These mechanisms include actions on PI3K, Akt, mTOR, GSK3, BDNF, and other intracellular pathways. New theories of the pathophysiology underlying major depression, such as oxidative damage, inflammation, stress and insulin resistance are then explored. Key Features: Focuses on oxidative damage, inflammation, and metabolic syndrome. Explains that a significant percentage of people treated for major depression obtain little if any relief from standard antidepressant medications. These facts lead to discussion of herbs that can be used to treat major depression, as well as consideration of the scientific basis for how these herbs act. The antidepressant properties of 66 herbs are discussed, along with dosing and safety information.

Antipsychotic Induced Metabolic Syndrome

Antipsychotic Induced Metabolic Syndrome Book
Author : Parth Singh Meena
Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Release : 2012-05
ISBN : 9783659002137
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Schizophrenia is definitely the most debilitating yet most enigmatic psychiatric illness. it changes the way a person perceive the world and the way the world perceive him. schizophrenia affects all the domains of personality - emotions, feelings, behaviour and mood but the central to the pathology is the defect in thought formation and processing. with the invention of chlorpromazine in 1952, a new era of pharmacological intervention arrived.today we have a huge basket of antipsychotic drugs to choose the perfect medicine for the individual patient. Due to lower rates of extra pyramidal side effects and other movement disorders as well as superior and potentially broader efficacy than conventional antipsychotics, atypical antipsychotics are widely prescribed for treatment of schizophrenia. Concerns about the adverse effects of atypical antipsychotics on weight regulation and glucose and lipid metabolism have led researchers to inquire whether the development of metabolic syndrome in otherwise healthy schizophrenic patients is the consequence of use of atypical antipsychotics

Obesity and Mental Disorders

Obesity and Mental Disorders Book
Author : Susan L. McElroy,David B. Allison,George A. Bray
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2006-01-13
ISBN : 0849374510
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Currently, there are a limited amount of guidelines to help clinicians manage patients with obesity and comorbid mental disorders. This expertly written source fills the gap in the literature by providing a clear overview of obesity and its relationship to mental illness while reviewing the most recent methods to manage and control the condition with diet, exercise, psychological treatments, pharmacotherapy, and surgery.

Fietlebaum s Escape

Fietlebaum s Escape Book
Author : Scott D. Mendelson
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2013-07-17
ISBN : 147599768X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Isaac Fietlebaum is a fluent speaker of Yiddish and a Talmudic scholar. But he is not your typical Jewish boy. He was born on the planet Hijdor, and he works as a psychiatrist at the student clinic of the Transgalactic Merchant Marine Academy on the backwater planet of Polmod. Fietlebaum is coerced into a drug war over the illegal jorftoss plant that bestows immortality. The conflict leads him across the galaxy, where he fights not only the unusual mental disturbances of aliens, but also a jorftoss killing virus, and a murderous Galactic Intelligence agent, whose immortality depends on his gaining control over the galaxy’s last living jorftoss plants. Fietlebaum is driven to defeat this agent, who has kidnapped his grandson. He threatens to kill the boy, Fietlebaum, and the charming schlemiel, Teysoot Motzo, a Janpooran labor leader and hapless crook who accompanies Fietlebaum in his adventures across the galaxy.

Health Promotion and Wellbeing in People with Mental Health Problems

Health Promotion and Wellbeing in People with Mental Health Problems Book
Author : Tim Bradshaw,Hilary Mairs
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2017-01-24
ISBN : 1526414317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This practical guide helps nursing students and other healthcare professionals promote and improve the health and wellbeing of those with mental health problems by looking closely at the disparities that people with mental health problems face in relation to their physical health. It includes: • Evidence-based techniques such as motivational interviewing and promoting physical activity. • MCQs at the start of each chapter for readers to test their knowledge. • Reflection points, activities and case studies to link theory to practice. • Summaries of key messages to take away. This is essential reading for all nursing students and healthcare professionals.

Advances in Psychiatry

Advances in Psychiatry Book
Author : Afzal Javed,Kostas N. Fountoulakis
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-08-07
ISBN : 3319705547
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book will be the newest edition on the series ‘advances in psychiatry’. The previous 3 volumes can be found online at http://www.wpanet.org/detail.php?section_id=10&content_id=660 . They were highly successful in covering a broad area of psychiatry from different perspectives and angles and by reflecting both specialized but also international and global approaches. This series have guaranteed quality therefore can be used by different scientific groups for teaching and learning and also as a means for fast dissemination of advanced research and transformation of research findings into the everyday clinical practice. There is already a body of readers anticipating the next volume.

The Health Improvement Profile A manual to promote physical wellbeing in people with severe mental illness

The Health Improvement Profile  A manual to promote physical wellbeing in people with severe mental illness Book
Author : Sheila Hardy, Jacquie White and Richard Gray
Publisher : M&K Update Ltd
Release : 2015-04-24
ISBN : 190783091X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This practical guide, written by experts in mental health nursing, is designed to support healthcare practitioners in checking the physical health of people with severe mental illness (SMI). As life expectancy is reduced by 12 to 19 years in people with SMI, this patient group should receive a physical health check at least once a year. Yet many mental health practitioners have not been trained to assess their physical health needs, and even when such training is offered it may be difficult to access it because of clinical workloads. The Health Improvement Profile (HIP) provides an efficient, effective, evidence- based physical health check tool specifically designed to be used when assessing people with SMI. It supports practitioners in identifying physical health problems and guides them towards evidence-based interventions to address common health issues affecting people with SMI, ranging from cardiovascular disease to lifestyle factors such as diet, alcohol and smoking. Contents include: Introduction What is severe mental illness? What treatments are used in severe mental illness? Systems of the body that are commonly affected in people with severe mental illness Common physical comorbidities in people with severe mental illness Cardiovascular disease in people with severe mental illness Problematic behaviours affecting health in people with severe mental illness How to use the Health Improvement Profile (physical health check tool) Changing behaviour to improve health Appendix 1: Health Improvement Profile (HIP) – Female Appendix 2: Health Improvement Profile (HIP) – Male

Metabolic Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Metabolic Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disorders Book
Author : Natalie L. Rasgon
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Physical Health and Schizophrenia

Physical Health and Schizophrenia Book
Author : David J. Castle,Peter F. Buckley,Fiona P. Gaughran
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2017-09-14
ISBN : 0192539825
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In comparison to the general population, people with schizophrenia and related disorders have poorer physical health and increased mortality. Whilst it is recognised that serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia carry a reduced life expectancy, it is often assumed that suicide is the main cause of this disparity. In actuality, suicide accounts for no more than a third of the early mortality associated with schizophrenia: the vast majority is due to cardiovascular factors Physical Health and Schizophrenia offers a user-friendly guide to the physical health problems associated with schizophrenia and a clear overview of strategies and interventions to tackle these issues. Spanning eight chapters this resource covers the essential topics in a practical and easy-to-read format to suit the needs of busy clinicians. It also includes an appendix designed specifically for patients and carers, with practical tips on how to be actively involved in monitoring and managing physical health problems. Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library series, Physical Health and Schizophrenia offers readers a fully up-to-date and valuable insight into this complex issue. With helpful key points at the start of each chapter and a clear layout, this is an essential resource for busy clinicians and researchers in any mental health field as well as those working in primary care.