Madhulika Sharma, MD

Medical Park Family Care

10048 Expedition Circle



Obesity in Patients With Psychiatric Conditions

July 11, 2013

Obesity is one of the most common physical health problems in individuals with psychiatric conditions and contributes to excess medical morbidity and mortality. Several classes of psychotropic medications, particularly atypical antipsychotics, cause weight gain. While these issues pose challenges to optimal health, the good news is that there are solutions and emerging strategies.