This work may not be copied, distributed, displayed, published, reproduced, transmitted, modified, posted, sold, licensed, or used for commercial purposes. By downloading this file, you are agreeing to the publisher’s Terms & Conditions.

Articles

Introduction: Weight Gain: A Growing Problem in Schizophrenia Management

Article Abstract

Because this piece does not have an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.

As the problem of weight gain with novel antipsychotics become s increasingly commonplace in clinical practice, concerns are growing about the health implications of excess weight gain as well as its potential impact on patients’ self-esteem an d, consequently, on compliance. Clinicians are increasingly encountering patients who are distressed by their increased weight and are consequently resistant to take further medication.


Some JCP and PCC articles are available in PDF format only. Please click the PDF link at the top of this page to access the full text.

Related Articles

Volume: 62

Quick Links: Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders