Diethylpropion-induced psychosis reprecipitated by an MAO inhibitor: Case report

C. A. Martin, E. T. Iwamoto

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A case of diethylpropion-induced psychosis in a 26-year-old woman is reported. The patient's psychosis recurred while she was receiving phenelzine. It is postulated that chronic stimulant use leads to increased sensitivity to the psychosis-inducing effects of monoamine oxidase inhibitors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-131
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychiatry
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1984

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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