Vol. 32 (4) 2011 Neuro endocrinology letters

Effect of antipsychotic-induced hyperprolactinemia on anthropometric measures, insulin sensitivity and lipid profile in patients with schizophrenia or related psychoses.

OBJECTIVES: This study consisting of two subprojects was undertaken to evaluate the effects of hyperprolactinemia on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk parameters such as anthropometric measures, insulin sensitivity and blood lipids in patients with schizophrenia or related psychoses on long term treatment with antipsychotics.