Jessica Martin

PhD

Most Recent Articles by Jessica Martin

Lipid Metabolism Imbalance and Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disease

Lipid Metabolism Imbalance and Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disease

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Abnormal ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids were associated with the presence of bipolar disorder and the severity and duration of major depressive disorder.

Weight Loss May Improve Pain in Patients With Obesity

Weight Loss May Improve Pain in Patients With Obesity

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Weight loss may result in improved pain, symptom severity, depression, and fibromyalgia scores in patients with obesity.

Little Effect on Metabolic Risk Factors With Addition of SSRIs to Antipsychotics

Little Effect on Metabolic Risk Factors With Addition of SSRIs to Antipsychotics

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A combination of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and antipsychotics does not lead to further deterioration of metabolic variables; however, metabolic monitoring should be performed.

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Peripheral, Central Pain Sensitization

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Peripheral, Central Pain Sensitization

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Patients were found to have improved pressure pain threshold at the patella and the wrist after weight loss associated with bariatric surgery, suggesting bariatric surgery may improve pain sensitization.

Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features Share Genetic Link

Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features Share Genetic Link

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Major depressive disorder with atypical features was shown to share genetic factors with obesity-related traits.

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