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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Diabetes, psychotic disorders and antipsychotic therapy: a consensus statement (2004)

Author

Lambert T, Chapman L

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Journal article

 

Description

This article discusses the concerns about the acceleration of diabetes in people who take antipsychotic medications. It questions whether psychosis itself increases the risk of diabetes, or whether specific antipsychotic medications have differential effects on glucose metabolism during long-term use.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

Associate Professor Tim J R Lambert
Department of Psychiatry
University of Melbourne
7th Floor, Charles Connibere Building
Royal Melbourne Hospital VIC 3050
Email: lambertt@unimelb.edu.au

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Last updated: 9 January 2015
 
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