publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2017

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Stefanidis, Aneta;
  • Published: 16 Jan 2017
Antipsychotic drug therapy is a fundamental tool in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses. Recent years have seen the development of new antipsychotic compounds with an improved acute adverse effect profile; however these are often associated with weight gain and increased risk of metabolic disturbances. Olanzapine, despite its considerable adverse impact on weight gain and associated pathologies, has been recognized as the most efficacious antipsychotic drug in the treatment of schizophrenia. This thesis aims to further elucidate the mechanisms responsible for antipsychotic drug induced changes in body weight and glucose metabolism. The first part ...
free text keywords: Uncategorized, restricted access and full embargo, ethesis-20100409-10120, antipsychotic drugs, monash:63016, thesis(doctorate), 1959.1/470629, 2010, weight gain, olanzapine, obesity, diabetes
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