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Olanzapine for Anorexia: A Promising Treatment Both Systemically & Intranasally (2023 Study)

Anorexia nervosa (AN), a severe mental disorder characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight and a distorted body image, remains a formidable challenge in psychiatric treatment. Recent research has shone a light on the potential of olanzapine, an atypical antipsychotic, in offering new hope through both systemic and innovative intranasal administration methods in animal …

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Probiotics & Synbiotics for the Metabolic Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications: Are They Effective? (2024 Review)

Patients with severe mental illnesses (SMI), such as schizophrenia and chronic depression, often face the challenge of managing weight gain and metabolic complications, side effects commonly associated with antipsychotics and antidepressants. These medications are known to induce increased appetite and weight gain, leading to long-term metabolic syndromes. Recent studies have evaluated into the role of …

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