Medical Monitoring in Patients With Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Recommendations

LOGIN

REGISTER

SUBSCRIBE


Forgot your login? GET HELP

Treatments for bipolar disorder can increase the risk for thyroid dysfunction, weight gain, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. Because of these risks, a planned regimen of patient monitoring is recommended to track health concerns such as fluctuations in thyroid levels, weight, blood pressure, glucose levels, and lipid profile. Different health tests are needed depending on the type of medication the patient is prescribed.

See the entire activity.

J Clin Psychiatry 2009;70(8):e27

https://doi.org/10.4088/JCP.7067br7c