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Neuro-endocrine syndrome in patients on long term antipsychotic treatment

NRC Grant: 13-042

Dr. R. Hanwella
Dept. of Psychological Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
University of Colombo
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Area of Research: Medical Science
Status: Ongoing

 

Objectives

  1. a) To identify the neuro-endocrine changes that occur in patients on long term antipsychotic treatment. b) To identify the prevalence of polycystic ovarian syndrome in patients with schizophrenia who are on long term SGA treatment (at least six months) c) To identify the changes in hormonal profile in patients with schizophrenia on long term SGA (at least six months) and compare it with and age and BMI matched group of healthy female controls. d) To explain the mechanisms which lead to neuro-endocrine changes due to long term antipsychotics

 

 

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