Risperdal 101: Emotional Effects of Gynecomastia

Published on July 10, 2015 by

In previous posts we have discussed how gynecomastia causes a number of serious physical symptoms, but the emotional effects of this condition are even more significant. Some of these effects include:

  • High risk of bullying, especially among adolescent males
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Decreased earning potential
  • Increased risk of substance abuse
  • Inability to form healthy relationships
  • Depression and anxiety

Whether or not the condition is successfully treated, the emotional effects of gynecomastia can continue to affect a patient's life dramatically for years to come.

Keep in mind that not all cases of gynecomastia are the result of exposure to Risperdal or any other medication. However, studies examining the link between Risperdal and this condition have produced compelling evidence indicating a strong relationship between the two. In fact, experts believe that up to 25 percent of all gynecomastia cases may be caused by medications like Risperdal.

If you believe that you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of gynecomastia after using Risperdal and are interested in pursuing legal action as a result, contact the team here at Marc Whitehead & Associates, LLP by calling 855-423-3666. We will be happy to review your case and explain your options.

For more information regarding the harm of Risperdal, download a free copy of our e-book, Risperdal: The Shocking Truth-Marketing Fraud Adds Up to Billion$ While Boys & Young Men are Irreparably Harmed. Be sure to check back each week for more updated information on the legal battle against the manufacturers of Risperdal.