Why Do Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain?
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered the cellular receptor that causes weight gain from antipsychotic drugs.
These data may be useful to clinicians in considering the risks and benefits of prescribing haloperidol for patients with cardiac morbidity.
In patients with a history of pre-diagnostic violence, a history of non-violent offending in the 18-month period pre-diagnosis was the strongest predictor of future violence.
The authors pointed to a possible difference in the specific symptoms alleviated by different types of stimulation.