Project details


Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in bipolar disorder

bipolar disorder metabolic syndrome

M. Chrispijn

Type of project:
Stage Wetenschap / Researchproject

Nature of the research:
retrospective cohort study

Fields of study:
pharmacology GP medicine psychiatry

Background / introduction
Metabolic syndrome is a common disorder in patients with bipolar disorder. It seems to be more prevalent in this patient population than in normal healthy individuals.
Research question / problem definition
Assess prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder and research which patient variables are associated with it.
Obtain and analyze data from a prospectively collected database (MOPHAR). Write article.
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