Year: 1992 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders, v.26, no.3, (November 1992), p.205-207 SIEC No: 19930192

This article reports on a woman with bulmia nervosa treated with fluoxetine for depression who became severely disturbed with tension, irritability, self-damage by cutting, & violent, intense, suicidal & paranoid ideation qualitatively different to previous symptoms. Clinical impression was of a striking association between fluoxetine & these symptoms. Caution is suggested when using fluoxetine in bulimic patients with depression who have additional impulsive behaviors. (12 Refs.)