Non-pharmacological management of antipsychotic-induced weight gain: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

@article{AlvarezJimenez2008NonpharmacologicalMO,
  title={Non-pharmacological management of antipsychotic-induced weight gain: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={M. Alvarez-Jimenez and S. Hetrick and C. Gonz{\'a}lez-Blanch and J. Gleeson and P. McGorry},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={193},
  pages={101 - 107}
}
  • M. Alvarez-Jimenez, S. Hetrick, +2 authors P. McGorry
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
  • BACKGROUND Antipsychotic-induced weight gain is a major concern in the treatment of psychosis. [...] Key MethodMETHOD Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. RESULTS Ten trials were included in the meta-analysis. Adjunctive non-pharmacological interventions, either individual or group interventions, or cognitive-behavioural therapy as well as nutritional counselling were effective in reducing or attenuating antipsychotic-induced weight gain compared with treatment as usual, with…Expand Abstract
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