Importance Up to 1 million persons die by suicide annually. However, a lack of risk markers makes suicide risk assessment one of the most difficult areas of clinical practice. Objective To assess psychotic symptoms (attenuated or frank) as a clinical marker of risk for suicide attempt

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Abstract: Objective: The increased risk for metabolic syndrome (MetS) in individuals with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been documented. No study examined MetS in patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), despite the fact that a great proportion of them are treated with antipsychotic addition.

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