Prevalence of bone mineral density loss in Korean patients with schizophrenia: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Jung2006PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of bone mineral density loss in Korean patients with schizophrenia: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Do-Un Jung and Robert R. Conley and Deanna Lynn Kelly and Dong-wook Kim and Seong-Hwan Yoon and J Jang and J G Shin and Joo-Cheol Shim},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 9},
  pages={1391-6}
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigates bone mineral density (BMD) and the association between BMD and hormonal changes in Korean patients with schizophrenia. METHOD This cross-sectional study was conducted from January 2005 to June 2005; 195 inpatients with schizophrenia (DSM-IV) were screened. Among them, 51 patients aged 18 to 45 years who had taken haloperidol monotherapy for at least 2 years participated in this study. The control group consisted of normal healthy volunteers who were of… CONTINUE READING

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