Increasing Energy Expenditure Is Important to Enhance Management of Antipsychotic-Associated Weight Gain
J Clin Psychiatry 2005;66(7):951-952 [letter]
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We thank the editors for the opportunity to respond to
the letter by Sharpe and colleagues. We would like to start by
stating that we are in complete agreement with them that, theoretically,
increasing energy expenditure is important in the management
of weight gain, whether induced by antipsychotics or
not. Furthermore, on the basis of studies in non–psychiatrically
ill populations, increased energy expenditure might be predicted
to be even more important in the maintenance of weight