Published 2004 in The British journal of psychiatry. Supplement
Although recent research has focused on the possible role of antipsychotic medications in the development of diabetes mellitus, studies conducted in the pre-neuroleptic era suggest that schizophrenia itself might predispose individuals to diabetes.
To test the hypothesis that diabetes mellitus is an integral part of schizophrenia.
Historical literature review.
Many people with severe mental illnesses, including dementia praecox, showed abnormal responses to… CONTINUE READING