The use of psychiatric drugs and worsening body mass index among inpatients with schizophrenia

@inproceedings{Wang2014TheUO,
  title={The use of psychiatric drugs and worsening body mass index among inpatients with schizophrenia},
  author={Po-Sheng Wang and Shang-Liang Wu and Han-Yi Ching},
  booktitle={International clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2014}
}
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between 10 psychotropic agents and worsening BMI from overweight to obesity among inpatients with schizophrenia. A total of 138 patients with schizophrenia were recruited in this retrospective study. We included 23 patients with worsening BMI, from overweight (24≤BMI<27 kg/m²) to obesity (BMI≥27 kg/m²), as the case group and 115 patients without a worse BMI as the control group. Data were analyzed to assess the relationships… CONTINUE READING
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