The role of thermogenesis in antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain.

@article{Stefanidis2009TheRO,
  title={The role of thermogenesis in antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain.},
  author={Aneta Stefanidis and Aaron N. A. Verty and Andrew M Allen and Neil C. Owens and Michael Alexander Cowley and B J Oldfield},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={16-24}
}
The administration of antipsychotic drugs to human patients or experimental animals leads to significant weight gain, which is widely presumed to be driven by hyperphagia; however, the contribution from energy expenditure remains unclear. These studies aim to examine the contribution of shifts in energy expenditure, particularly those involving centrally mediated changes in thermogenesis, to the body weight gain associated with the administration of olanzapine to female Sprague Dawley rats… CONTINUE READING
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