Articles from February 2011

Antipsychotic drugs may contribute to brain tissue loss in schizophrenia

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to track how brain volumes change over time, researchers at the University of Iowa have found that antipsychotic medications commonly used to treat schizophrenia appear to contribute to the loss of brain tissue that sometimes occurs in patients with this condition. The findings, which are published in the February issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry...