Infliximab-induced depression and suicidal behavior in adolescent with Crohn’s disease: Case report and review of literature

Infliximab, an anti-inflammatory agent, is used to treat various autoimmune disorders. There are at least 3 reports of severe psychiatric adverse effects of the drug, including suicidal behaviors in adults and psychosis in adult and adolescent patients. We report a case of an adolescent who developed depression and suicidal behaviors shortly after beginning infliximab. Although[…]