Blog Category: Metabolic screening

Impact of Preexisting Metabolic Risk Factors on the Choice of Antipsychotics

A study in this month’s Psychiatric Services examined the association between patients’ preexisting metabolic risk factors and the physician’s choice of antipsychotic agent based on its propensity to cause metabolic side effects.

Over a span of 3 years, 1,898 office-based …

Psychiatrists fail to monitor patients for metabolic side-effects of medication

According to a new study in Psychological Medicine, people treated in psychiatric settings are receiving inadequate medical monitoring while taking antipsychotic medication

New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that psychiatrists are not offering adequate checks for metabolic …