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MAR 25, 2013 - Futurity

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Major mental illness no hurdle for weight loss

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — People with serious mental illness often are overweight or obese, but behavioral management programs can help them lose significant weight, new research shows. Simple nutrition messages, counseling, and regular exercise classes can lead to weight loss for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression patients—similar to that achieved in studies that exclude people with mental illnesses, the researchers say. People with serious mental illness have mortality rates two to three times higher than that of the general population, primarily from obesity-related ... Read More

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