Insulin resistance and metabolic profile in antipsychotic naïve schizophrenia patients.

  title={Insulin resistance and metabolic profile in antipsychotic na{\"i}ve schizophrenia patients.},
  author={Anindya Dasgupta and Om Prakash Singh and Jayanta Kumar Rout and Tanmay Saha and Sonai Mandal},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  volume={34 7},
OBJECTIVES Several studies have suggested insulin resistance related to dyslipidemia and body weight in drug treated schizophrenia patients. Although, insulin resistance or impaired glucose tolerance is also reported in antipsychotic naïve schizophrenia patients, their relationship with dyslipidemic changes and body weight is not well established. The present study was undertaken to examine insulin resistance in antipsychotic naïve schizophrenia patients of this region and to evaluate any… CONTINUE READING