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Psychotropic drug-induced weight gain and other metabolic complications in a Swiss psychiatric population

Published inJournal of psychiatric research, vol. 46, no. 4, p. 540-548
Publication date2012
Abstract

To describe the weight gain-related side-effects of psychotropic drugs and their consequences on metabolic complications (hypercholesterolemia, obesity) in a Swiss cohort of psychiatric patients.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Appetite/drug effects
  • Body Mass Index
  • Body Weight/drug effects
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypercholesterolemia/chemically induced/epidemiology
  • Male
  • Mental Disorders/drug therapy/epidemiology
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity/chemically induced/epidemiology
  • Prevalence
  • Psychotropic Drugs/adverse effects
  • Statistics, Nonparametric
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • Time Factors
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
CHOONG, Eva et al. Psychotropic drug-induced weight gain and other metabolic complications in a Swiss psychiatric population. In: Journal of psychiatric research, 2012, vol. 46, n° 4, p. 540–548. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2012.01.014
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