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Title Insulin resistance syndrome and neuropsychiatric disorders / edited by Natalie L. Rasgon
Published New York ; London : Informa Healthcare, [2008]


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 MELB  616.399 Ras/Irs  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Medical psychiatry ; 38
Medical psychiatry ; 38
Contents The metabolic syndrome : much ado about (almost) nothing / Gerald Reaven -- Insulin resistance in schizophrenia, major depression, and bipolar disorder / Steve Lindley ... [et al.] -- Insulin resistance syndrome and Alzheimer's disease / Kristoffer Rhoads and Suzanne Craft -- Insulin resistance link between depressive disorders and Alzheimer's disease / Heather A. Kenna ... [et al.]
Summary "The first book of its kind to tie the metabolic syndrome with psychiatric disorders, and the possibility that common antipsychotic treatments may be having an adverse effect on patients. Insulin Resistance Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disease describes: insulin resistance syndrome; psychiatric and cognitive disorders; impact of treatment of psychiatric disorders on metabolic function and insulin resistance as a link between affective disorders and Alzheimer's disease." "Presenting a complete overview and the relationship between insulin resistance syndrome, and psychiatric and cognitive disorders, Insulin Resistance Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disease will be a welcome update to any psychiatrist's, neurologist's, endocrinologist's, and research scientist's library."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Metabolic syndrome -- Complications.
Mental illness -- Complications.
Alzheimer's disease -- Complications.
Author Rasgon, Natalie L.
LC no. 2007045871
ISBN 9780849382086 (hbk.)
0849382084 (hbk.)