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Daumit GL, Dickerson FB, Wang NY, Dalcin A, Jerome GJ, Anderson CA, Young DR, Frick KD, Yu A, Gennusa JV, Oefinger M, Crum RM, Charleston J, Casagrande SS, Guallar E, Goldberg RW, Campbell LM, Appel LJ. A behavioral weight-loss intervention in persons with serious mental illness. N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 25 ; 368(17):1594-602. Pubmed Abstract

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Primary Papers: A behavioral weight-loss intervention in persons with serious mental illness.

Comment by:  Bryan Roth, SRF Advisor
Submitted 30 March 2013
Posted 1 April 2013
  I recommend this paper

This is a potentially important paper which suggests that obesity and obesity-related diseases in individuals with schizophrenia might be modified by behavioral interventions. Given the epidemic of obesity among individuals with schizophrenia, these findings have immediate potential therapeutic relevance.

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