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Atypical antipsychotic-induced weight gain

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Introduction of a new group of antipsychotic drugs, called atypical because of the proprieties differing them from classical neuroleptics, gave hope for the beginning of a new era in treatment of psychoses, including schizophrenia. Different mechanisms of action not only resulted in a broader spectrum of action and high efficacy but also in a relative lack of extrapiramidal symptoms. However, atypical neuroleptics are not totally free from adverse effects. Symptoms such as sedation, metabolic...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychiatria Polska
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
995-1007
Publication date:
2006-01-01
ISSN:
0033-2674
URN:
uuid:dd239bf4-29fd-4b0d-b5e7-754348107252
Source identifiers:
186302
Local pid:
pubs:186302
Language:
Polish
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