25 February 2021

Research: all antipsychotics cause weight gain

It has long been known that the use of antipsychotics often causes weight gain. However, in a recent meta-analysis of more than 400 studies, researchers at Maastricht University (UM) have now shown that all antipsychotics have this effect. The scientists also included recently introduced antipsychotics in their study. The findings were recently published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.