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Youths prescribed antipsychotics gain body fat, have increased diabetes risk

11:17 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | Science Blog

Psychiatrists know that patients who take antipsychotic drugs tend to gain weight. Now, new research conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that children and adolescents treated with antipsychotics for as little as 12 weeks experience significant gains in body fat and also become less sensitive to insulin. The findings, from […]

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