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Implications for practice and research
■ Patients with mental illness are vulnerable to weight gain and metabolic risk induced by antipsychotic medication, therefore, proactive monitoring and management are critical in improving outcomes.
■ Suboptimal metabolic monitoring even after the introduction of monitoring guidelines suggests the need for matching guidelines with appropriate training and quality assurance programmes.
■ There is a need to bridge the research gap through investigating the optimal methods of detecting, preventing and treating metabolic risk in mentally-ill patients; the implementation of effective monitoring methods is crucial.
■ An integrated evidence-based approach linking physical and mental health aspects using a shared care …
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