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Schizophrenia and weight gain: A new explanation?
- February 4, 2015
- University of Montreal. (2015, February 4). Schizophrenia and weight gain: A new explanation?. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 1, 2015 from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150204125558.htm
- ScienceDaily Summary:
- Cannabinoids may be involved in the weight gain that occurs in people with schizophrenia who are treated with the antipsychotic olanzapine, according to a pilot study.
Stéphane Potvin, Ovidiu V. Lungu, Emmanuel Stip. Anandamide Is Involved in Appetite-Related Amygdala Hyperactivations in Schizophrenia Patients Treated With Olanzapine. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2015; 35 (1): 82 DOI: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000236