Violent Parasomnia Associated With a Selective Serotonin Reputake Inhibitor: A Case Report

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Sir: We describe a case of parasomnia associated with the use of sertraline. Parasomnias are abnormal behavioral, autonomic nervous system, or experiential events that occur during the sleep period. Various predisposing, priming, and precipitating factors can be involved with parasomnias; antidepressant medications have been associated with the emergence of sleepwalking.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(12):1982-1983