Weight gain needs care in young with psychosis

The physical impacts of psychosis are well known, with a West Australian study published this year showing people with psychosis live 15—20 years less than people without a mental illness.

One Sydney endocrinologist wants to challenge what she says is a dogma among doctors that people with psychosis will inevitably become overweight.

Professor Katherine Samaras, head of the diabetes and obesity clinical studies and research program at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research,