A big clue to antipsychotic-induced weight gain

The gene encoding the melanocortin 4 receptor, known for its involvement in human obesity, has now been linked to antipsychotic-induced weight gain by a study published in Archives of General Psychiatry. The findings move researchers closer to predicting a person’s response to a drug — in this case a side effect.

Read this article at Schizophrenia Research Forum.

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