Corticosteroid-Induced Adverse Psychiatric Effects

  title={Corticosteroid-Induced Adverse Psychiatric Effects},
  author={S. Patten and C. I. Neutel},
  journal={Drug Safety},
  • S. Patten, C. I. Neutel
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Drug Safety
  • Reports of corticosteroid-induced adverse psychiatric effects began to appear in the literature soon after the introduction of these medications in the 1950s. Unfortunately, early studies relied on informal classification and measurement procedures and tended to utilise nonspecific descriptive terminology (such as ‘steroid psychosis’). A growing number of contemporary investigations have begun to address these problems. However, the literature remains surprisingly undeveloped from a… CONTINUE READING
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