The Relationships of Leptin, Adiponectin Levels and Paraoxonase Activity with Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Females Treated with Psychiatric Drugs

@article{Ozenoglu2008TheRO,
  title={The Relationships of Leptin, Adiponectin Levels and Paraoxonase Activity with Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Females Treated with Psychiatric Drugs},
  author={Aliye Ozenoglu and Huriye Balci and Serdal Ugurlu and Erkan Çağlar and Hafize Uzun and Cihat Sarkis and Can Gunay and E EnginEker},
  journal={Clinics (Sao Paulo, Brazil)},
  year={2008},
  volume={63},
  pages={651 - 660}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate serum leptin, adiponectin and paraoxonase1 levels in adult females receiving pharmacotherapy for various psychiatric disorders. METHODS The study group consisted of 32 obese females (mean age 40.53 +/- 11.00 years, mean body mass index 35.44 +/- 5.33 kg/m(2)) who were receiving treatment for psychiatric disorders, and the control group included 22 obese females (mean age 35.95 +/- 9.16 years, mean body mass index 30.78 +/- 3.33 kg/m(2)) who… CONTINUE READING

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