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Monday, September 18 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Weight Gain and Metabolic Abnormalities in Patients with Schizophrenia

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New information is available regarding more recently approved antipsychotics, as well as studies examining the risk of metabolic abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia. This session will focus on factors related to metabolic health in patients with schizophrenia. New findings regarding the propensity of second-generation antipsychotics to be associated with weight gain and metabolic abnormalities, as well as interventions designed to reduce weight gain and/or metabolic abnormalities, will be discussed.


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Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York | | Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, and has a private practice in Pomona, New York. Dr. Citrome is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. He graduated from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine and completed a residency and chief residency in Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine, and went on to complete a Master in Public Health at Columbia University. He is Editor in Chief of... Read More →


Monday September 18, 2017 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Hall E-3 The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70130