Charles Nguyen, MD


Implementation of a Diet Program for Inpatients With Schizophrenia

January 01, 2007

Weight gain is a major concern in patients with schizophrenia, especially in those taking atypical antipsychotics. Although the exact mechanism of weight gain associated with atypical antipsychotics is unknown, we often hear patients complain about an increase in appetite and a decrease in satiety.