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Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says
Date:3/21/2013

t promotes lifestyle changes to help them lose weight, the researchers pointed out.

"We sought to dispel the perception that lifestyle programs don't work in this population," study leader Dr. Gail Daumit, an associate professor of general internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said in the Hopkins news release.

"There's this really important need to find ways to help this population be healthier and lose weight. We brought a weight-loss program to them, tailored to the needs of people with serious mental illness. And we were successful," Daumit said.

The study was published online March 21 in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented the same day at an American Heart Association meeting, in New Orleans.

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The U.S. National Institute of Mental Health offers facts about mental illness.

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SOURCE: Johns Hopkins Medicine, news release, March 21, 2013


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