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Metabolic syndrome and psychiatric illness : interactions, pathophysiology, assessment and treatment

Author: Scott D Mendelson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Mendelson, Scott D.
Metabolic syndrome and psychiatric illness.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007034717
(OCoLC)166454246
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott D Mendelson
ISBN: 9780123742407 0123742404 9780080556529 0080556523
OCLC Number: 228148533
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 203 pages)
Contents: The following is an annotated Table of Contents. --
1. Gerald Reaven and the Discovery of Syndrome X --
2. Factors that Cause Metabolic Syndrome --
3. The Pathophysiology of Metabolic Syndrome --
4. Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness --
5. Depression and Heart Disease --
6. Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin, and Alzheimer?s disease --
7. Metabolic Syndrome and Sex --
8. Sleep, Mood Disorder, and Metabolic Syndrome --
9. Diets for weight loss and Metabolic Syndrome --
10. A Supplement Primer --
11. Conclusion: Metabolic Syndrome and what to do about it. Gerald Reaven and the discovery of syndrome X --
Factors that contribute to metabolic syndrome --
The pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome --
Metabolic syndrome and psychiatric illness --
Psychiatric medications and metabolic syndrome --
Depression, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease --
Metabolic syndrome, insulin and Alzheimer's disease --
Metabolic syndrome, sleep, and sex --
Diets for weight loss and metabolic syndrome --
Nutritional supplements and metabolic syndrome --
Conclusion: metabolic syndrome and what to do about it.
Responsibility: Scott D. Mendelson.

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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. This book  Read more...

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