The STRIDE weight loss and lifestyle intervention for individuals taking antipsychotic medications: a randomized trial.

@article{Green2015TheSW,
  title={The STRIDE weight loss and lifestyle intervention for individuals taking antipsychotic medications: a randomized trial.},
  author={Carla A Green and Bobbi Jo H Yarborough and Michael C. Leo and Micah T. Yarborough and Scott P. Stumbo and Shannon L. Janoff and Nancy A. Perrin and Greg A. Nichols and Victor J. Stevens},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={172 1},
  pages={71-81}
}
OBJECTIVES The STRIDE study assessed whether a lifestyle intervention, tailored for individuals with serious mental illnesses, reduced weight and diabetes risk. The authors hypothesized that the STRIDE intervention would be more effective than usual care in reducing weight and improving glucose metabolism. METHOD The study design was a multisite, parallel two-arm randomized controlled trial in community settings and an integrated health plan. Participants who met inclusion criteria were ≥18… CONTINUE READING