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Weight gain induced by long-term psychopharmacotherapy has emerged as a relevant clinical issue because it is a major problem affecting compliance and long-term outcome. The novel antiobesity drug orlistat inhibits gastrointestinal lipases, thus lowering the absorption of dietary fat and raising the possibility of decreased absorption of fat-soluble(More)
Compliance is the degree of adherence to medical advice. Therapeutic success, especially in long-term therapy, largely depends on the patient's compliance. Advances in psychopharmacology have led to the production of medications with substantial efficacy in the treatment of schizophrenia. The tolerability profile of these atypical antipsychotic drugs shows(More)
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