Flashcards in Obesity Deck (11):
Are neuroleptic drugs associated with weight gain?
Most are yes. Can be up to 5kg in 10 weeks.
When Is weight gain treated as somebody getting well ?
In psychosis. Because in untreated psychosis symptoms result in weight loss
Weight management strategies
Faulkner and sparkers (1999) said what
An exercise programme of twice weekly sessions repeated weekly appeared to help reduce participants perceptions of auditory hallucinations, raise self esteem and improve sleep patterns and general behaviour
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Increase feelings of hunger.
Ssri 's cause less weight gain but over time it increases
What are possible consequences of obesity?
Could lead to depression
This could lead to stop in medication
Then comfort eating
Increases alcohol. Vicious cycle
This could lead to raised blood pressure
Lead to diabetes
Which disease is often associated with schizophrenia?
From what disease are people with schizophrenia 2-4 times more likely to die from?
Respiratory disease. Linked to high rates of smoking
Why are people more likely to develop diabetes if they have schizophrenia?
Due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, genetic links, antipsychotic use, social health department such as income and housing
Is diabetes goes untreated what could this lead to?
Blindness, amputation, kidney disease, and early death from heart attack