Body Weight Gain, Insulin, and Leptin in Olanzapine-Treated Patients

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: There is growing interest regarding antipsychotic drug–induced weight gain and metabolic abnormalities. The recent article by Melkersson et al. is pertinent given the increasing concern about these side effects among the mental health staff, the patients, and their families.

J Clin Psychiatry 2001;62(11):902-904