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Safety of antipsychotics in people with intellectual disability.

Abstract:

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 comp...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1192/bjp.bp.110.085670

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, CSM
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Publisher:
Royal Society of Psychiatry Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
199
Issue:
4
Pages:
289-295
Publication date:
2011-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:d244c7c1-873c-4677-a00b-53fc10a87261
Source identifiers:
170180
Local pid:
pubs:170180

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