Journal article

Bipolar disorder and bone health: A systematic review

Vinoomika Chandrasekaran, Sharon L Brennan-Olsen, Amanda L Stuart, Julie A Pasco, Michael Berk, Jason M Hodge, Lana J Williams

JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS | ELSEVIER | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Bipolar disorder is a chronic, episodic mental illness, affecting around 2.4% of the population worldwide. Psychological and/or physiological comorbidities are a common consequence, and osteoporosis is one such possible comorbidity. Thus, this systematic review aimed to collate, evaluate, and discuss the literature examining the link between bipolar disorder and bone health. METHODS: We conducted an e-search of PubMed/OVID/MEDLINE, PsychINFO and CINAHL to identify studies that investigated associations between bipolar disorder and bone in adults aged ≥18. Two reviewers determined eligibility according to pre-determined criteria, and methodological quality was assessed using a pre..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC, of Australia)


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The study is supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC, of Australia) (GNT1104438). V.C. is supported by a Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship, S.L.B-O and L.J.W. are each supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (GNT1107510, and GNT1064272, respectively), and M.B. is supported by a NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship (GNT1059660).