The Role of Proopiomelanocortin and alpha-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone in the Metabolic Syndrome in Psychiatric Disorders: A Narrative Mini-Review

Stefan Raue, Dirk Wedekind, Jens Wiltfang, Ulrike Schmidt*

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Original languageEnglish
Article number834
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalFrontiers in Psychiatry
Volume10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2019

Keywords

  • posttraumatic stress disorder
  • schizophrenia
  • metabolic syndrome
  • HPA axis
  • proopiomelanocortin (POMC)
  • PTSD
  • melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH)
  • POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER
  • MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER
  • INDUCED WEIGHT-GAIN
  • PHYSICAL ILLNESS
  • BIPOLAR DISORDER
  • SCHIZOPHRENIA
  • OBESITY
  • PREVALENCE
  • RECEPTOR
  • OVERWEIGHT

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