Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: brain matter loss

Inconvenient Truths About Antipsychotics: A Response to Goff et al

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The most worrying thing about the Goff et al paper is the minimisation of the evidence that antipsychotics produce brain shrinkage. There are no studies that show progressive brain changes in people diagnosed with schizophrenia or psychosis in the absence of antipsychotic treatment.

“More Evidence that Antipsychotics Shrink the Brain”

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New research finds that brain matter loss in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia is correlated with antipsychotic use, according to Psych Central. The analysis suggests that the continued use of antipsychotics is linked with progressive cortical gray matter loss.