A Case of Atypical Antipsychotic-Induced Somnambulism: A Class Effect

Yael Dagan, MD, and Gregory Katz, MD

Published: April 15, 2013

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Somnambulism has been reported with the use of atypical antipsychotics. However, we have found no reports of recurrent somnambulism in the same patient as a result of using different antipsychotics from this class. We present a case of somnambulism induced in a bipolar patient by olanzapine, quetiapine, and the new atypical antipsychotic asenapine.

Volume: 74

Quick Links: Psychotic Disorders , Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders

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