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Safety of antipsychotics in people with intellectual disability

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Background: Despite frequent use, little is known about the metabolic and endocrine side-effects of antipsychotics in individuals with intellectual disability. Aims: To compare indices of obesity, glucose, lipids and prolactin between antipsychotic-treated and antipsychotic-naive individuals with intellectual disability and also between participants with intellectual disability and controls from the general population. Method: Observational study comparing 138 antipsychotic-treated and 64 ant...

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10.1192/bjp.bp.110.085670

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Stephenson, MT More by this author
Morovat, A More by this author
Jolley, IE More by this author
Trivella, M More by this author
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Journal:
British Journal of Psychiatry
Volume:
199
Issue:
4
Pages:
289-295
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:9594eb97-1578-4121-b026-68b633c82796
Source identifiers:
185012
Local pid:
pubs:185012
Language:
English

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