Risperdal not Effective for Anorexia Nervosa
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 7, November 2011
Editor-in-Chief, Caroline Fisher, PhD, MD
Clinical trials of both antidepressants and the antipsychotic olanzapine (Zyprexa) have yielded disappointing results, with no clear benefit of medications over placebo for the core symptoms of anorexia.
Editor-in-Chief, Caroline Fisher, PhD
Training director and Chief of Child Psychiatry at Samaritan Health Systems in Corvallis, OR
Dr. Fisher has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.