Studies have shown that a range of common physical comorbidities — including infectious, respiratory, cardiovascular, and metabolic diseases—can affect patients with serious mental illnesses like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This Keep the Body in Mind series details the pathophysiology of both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, the comorbidities associated with these illnesses, and opportunities that may exist for mental health providers to manage the whole patient.
This is an informational non-CME program sponsored by Alkermes, Inc. ALKERMES® is a registered trademark of Alkermes, Inc. KEEP THE BODY IN MIND® is a registered service mark of Alkermes Pharma Ireland Limited, used by Alkermes, Inc., under license. ©2020 Alkermes, Inc. All rights reserved.
None of the subjects pictured are actual patients.