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An Overview of Common Medical Comorbidities in Patients With Schizophrenia

Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

Published: August 15, 2005

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Schizophrenia is frequently associated with several comorbid medical conditions.1 In a review by Green et al.,2 it was reported that at least 1 comorbid psychiatric or medical condition is present in approximately 50% of patients with schizophrenia. Medical conditions of concern may include, but are not limited to, cardiac disease, metabolic disorders, substance use disorders, infectious disease, and neurologic disorders.’ ‹’ ‹
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