New Study: Anti-psychotic drugs causes brain shrinkage

A long-awaited, 14 year magnetic imaging (MRI) follow-up study by Dr. Nancy Andreasen, involving 211 patients, documents progressive shrinkage of brain tissue volume in patients prescribed antipsychotics when they first experienced an episode of psychosis.  The findings, published in The Archives of General Psychiatry show a direct causal relationship between dosage, duration of exposure to antipsychotics, and brain shrinkage.  Read more including abstract…

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