Year: 2007 Source: Pharmacopsychiatry, v.40, no.3, (May 2007), p.128 SIEC No: 20080456

This letter to the editor presents the case of a 16-year-old male who experienced two depressive episodes which were strongly associated with isotretinoin treatment. The severity of symptoms, including suicide ideation, required closed ward care. The patient made a complete recovery after the initiation of antidepressant drug therapy. (3 refs.)