Metabolic screening

Diabetes Screening Inadequate in Mentally Ill

New research shows that despite long-standing recommendations that severely mentally ill patients who take antipsychotics undergo annual screening for diabetes […]

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Essential Components of First-Episode Psychosis Services

A study published in May 1st, 2013 Psychiatric Services identified essential evidence-based components of first-episode psychosis services. The research took […]

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Non-adherence to Antipsychotics and Cardiometabolic Medication Result in Health Care Utilization and Costs

A new study in Psychiatric Services examined the association between adherence to antipsychotic and cardiometabolic medication and the use of […]

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Linking Mental Illness To Chronic Physical Illness Risk

Results from a study by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) demonstrated that individuals aged 18 and older […]

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Impact of Preexisting Metabolic Risk Factors on the Choice of Antipsychotics

A study in this month’s Psychiatric Services examined the association between patients’ preexisting metabolic risk factors and the physician’s choice […]

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Psychiatrists fail to monitor patients for metabolic side-effects of medication

According to a new study in Psychological Medicine, people treated in psychiatric settings are receiving inadequate medical monitoring while taking […]

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