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.
There is minimal overlap in neurologic variations among individuals with severe psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders and bipolar disorder.
Investigators sought to determine whether cardioprotective medication after a myocardial infarction could reduce mortality rates in patients with schizophrenia.
These results provide support for switching antipsychotics to clozapine in patients with moderate to severe tardive dyskinesia.