TITLE

Effectiveness of a Community-Based Weight Management Program for Patients Taking Antidepressants and/or Antipsychotics

AUTHOR(S)
Wharton, Sean; Kuk, Jennifer L.; Petrova, Lana; Rye, Peter I.; Taylor, Valerie H.; Christensen, Rebecca A.G.
PUB. DATE
September 2019
SOURCE
Obesity (19307381);Sep2019, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1539
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Objective: This study aimed to compare weight loss (WL) outcomes for patients taking antidepressants and/or antipsychotics with those not taking psychiatric medication.Methods: A total of 17,519 adults enrolled in a lifestyle WL intervention at the Wharton Medical Clinics in Ontario, Canada, were analyzed. Sex-stratified multivariable linear regression analysis was used to examine the association of taking antidepressants, antipsychotics, both, or neither with WL when adjusting for age, initial weight, and treatment time.Results: Twenty-three percent of patients were taking at least one psychiatric medication. Patients lost a significant amount of weight (P < 0.0001) regardless of psychiatric medication use. Women taking psychiatric medications lost a similar amount of weight as women who were not (P > 0.05). Conversely, men taking antidepressants lost only slightly less weight than men taking both classes or neither class of psychiatric medication (3.2 ± 0.3 kg vs. 5.6 ± 0.9 kg and 4.3 ± 0.1 kg; P < 0.05). However, taking psychiatric medications that cause weight gain was associated with similar significant decreases in weight as taking medications that are weight neutral or associated with WL for both sexes (P > 0.05).Conclusions: Results of this study suggest that those who participate in a weight management program can lose significant amounts of weight regardless of psychiatric medication use.
ACCESSION #
138204067

 

Related Articles

  • Weight-loss diets--can you keep it off?  // American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Nov2008, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p1185 

    The authors reflect on a trial on the effectiveness of short-term weight-loss programs based on very-low-calorie diets for weight maintenance after dramatic weight loss. An overview of the trial, which suggests to consider long-term diet approaches with gradual weight loss, is given. They state...

  • Liquid calories, sugar, and body weight.  // American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar2007, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p651 

    The article presents a study which investigates the health effects of daily sugar and liquid calories consumption. Topics discussed include the connection between sweetened beverages consumption and body weight gain, the capability of sugar-containing liquid meal replacement (MR) products to...

  • Long-term persistence of adaptive thermogenesis in subjects who have maintained a reduced body weight.  // American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Oct2008, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p906 

    The article presents a study of whether the disproportionate reduction in energy expenditure persists in persons who have maintained a reduced body weight. The study used indirect calorimetry to measure the resting energy expenditure (REE) and the thermic effect of feeding (TEF). Results showed...

  • How to Maintain Lost Weight. Craig, Jacqueline // Diabetes Spectrum;Summer2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p186 

    The article discusses ways to sustain weight loss. It also cites some reasons behind the difficulty in maintaining lost weight, including metabolic, psychological and environmental factors. Also noted are the long-term benefits of weight loss for people with type 2 diabetes such as blood...

  • Are Breaks in Daily Self-Weighing Associated with Weight Gain? Helander, Elina E.; Vuorinen, Anna-Leena; Wansink, Brian; Korhonen, Ilkka K. J. // PLoS ONE;Nov2014, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p1 

    Regular self-weighing is linked to successful weight loss and maintenance. However, an individual's self-weighing frequency typically varies over time. This study examined temporal associations between time differences of consecutive weight measurements and the corresponding weight changes by...

  • Daily Self-Weighing to Prevent Holiday-Associated Weight Gain in Adults. Kaviani, Sepideh; vanDellen, Michelle; Cooper, Jamie A. // Obesity (19307381);Jun2019, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p908 

    Objective: Holiday weight gain is reported to be 0.4 to 1.5 kg and may contribute to annual weight gain. The objective of this study was to test the efficacy of daily self-weighing (DSW) using visual graphical feedback (GF) to prevent holiday weight gain.Methods: A...

  • Maintaining Weight Loss. Voils, C. I.; Olsen, M. K.; Gierisch, J. M.; McVay, M. A.; Grubber, J. M.; Gaillard, L.; Bolton, J.; Maciejewski, M. L.; Strawbridge, E.; Yancy Jr., W. S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/4/2017, Vol. 166 Issue 7, pI-15 

    The article provides a summary of a study on maintaining weight loss after nutrition training. Topics discussed include several strategies for preventing regain after weight loss such as learning maintenance-specific skills, the reason of researchers for conducting the weight loss study, and how...

  • Liraglutide Effectiveness: Is There a Real-Word Clinical Benefit? Souza, Cláudia Meurer; Trevisol, Daisson José; Rosendo, Alexandre Bitencourt; Iser, Betine Pinto Moehlecke // Obesity (19307381);Nov2019, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p1727 

    Liraglutide Effectiveness: Is There a Real-Word Clinical Benefit? Patients who received the same nutritional and physical activity instructions, but did not use any medication, should be compared with their counterparts who took liraglutide to assess whether the drug was effective against...

  • Breakfast consumption and weight-loss maintenance: results from the MedWeight study. Brikou, Dora; Zannidi, Dimitra; Karfopoulou, Eleni; Anastasiou, Costas A.; Yannakoulia, Mary // British Journal of Nutrition;6/28/2016, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p2246 

    Daily breakfast consumption is a common eating behaviour among people who have maintained their weight loss after weight-loss management. However, there is not a precise definition for breakfast in the literature. The purpose of this study was to investigate potential associations between...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics