Violent Parasomnia Associated With a Selective Serotonin Reputake Inhibitor: A Case Report
J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(12):1982-1983 [letter]
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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