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Bipolar spectrum disorders among obese patients seeking bariatric surgery: mental disorders and obesity

Grant number: 12/17435-7
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: November 01, 2012 - October 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Psychiatry
Principal researcher:Wang Yuan Pang
Grantee:Wang Yuan Pang
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina (FM). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Overweight and obesity are considered precursors and aggravating factors of cardiovascular disease, which prevalence has grown around the world, claiming for public efforts to stop its growth and minimize its harmful effects. Mental disorders, in turn, account for nearly one-third of the burden of disability resulting from all non-communicable diseases. (AU)

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DUARTE-GUERRA, LEORIDES SEVERO; COELHO, BRUNO MENDONCA; SANTO, MARCO AURELIO; LOTUFO-NETO, FRANCISCO; WANG, YUAN-PANG. Morbidity persistence and comorbidity of mood, anxiety, and eating disorders among preoperative bariatric patients. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, v. 257, p. 1-6, . (12/17435-7, 12/17498-9)
DUARTE-GUERRA, LEORIDES SEVERO; GORENSTEIN, CLARICE; PAIVA-MEDEIROS, PAULA FRANCINELLE; SANTO, MARCO AURELIO; NETO, FRANCISCO LOTUFO; WANG, YUAN-PANG. Clinical utility of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale for the detection of depression among bariatric surgery candidates. BMC Psychiatry, v. 16, . (12/18325-0, 12/17435-7, 12/17498-9)
DUARTE-GUERRA, LEORIDES SEVERO; COELHO, BRUNO MENDONCA; SANTO, MARCO AURELIO; WANG, YUAN-PANG. Psychiatric Disorders Among Obese Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery: Results of Structured Clinical Interviews. OBESITY SURGERY, v. 25, n. 5, p. 830-837, . (12/17435-7, 12/17498-9)

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