Clinical Manifestations of Dystonia and Dyskinesia After SSRI Administration

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: Dr. Leo’s recent article1 suggests a definite association between SSRIs and movement disorders. Ascertaining causality from case reports is difficult, especially when recent or concurrent use of psychotropic medications is not well documented. Moreover, akathisia is difficult to differentiate from anxiety in most reports.

J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58(9):403 [letter]