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ea0032p685 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2013

Antipsychotic-induced hyperpolactinemia: clinical particulars and relation to sexual dysfunction

Yunilainen Olga , Starostina Elena , Dzeranova Larisa , Kolesnikova Galina , Kazia Gulnara , Goncharov Nikolay , Dedov Ivan

Objectives: To assess prevalence of antipsychotic-induced hyperpolactinemia (AIH) in psychiatric in-patients and to describe its clinical characteristics and association of AIH with sexual function.Methods: A cross-sectional study in 143 consecutive psychiatric in-patients (F/M=65/78), mostly with schizophrenia (93%), currently taking antipsychotics. The patients were screened for serum prolactin, sex hormones, gonadotropin levels and macroprolactin. For...