Methylphenidate-Induced Psychosis in Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Report of 3 New Cases and Review of the Literature

@article{Kraemer2010MethylphenidateInducedPI,
  title={Methylphenidate-Induced Psychosis in Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Report of 3 New Cases and Review of the Literature},
  author={M. Kraemer and J. Uekermann and J. Wiltfang and B. Kis},
  journal={Clinical Neuropharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={33},
  pages={204-206}
}
Objective:We present 3 new cases of psychotic symptoms in patients with adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder while regularly treated with a stimulant therapy with methylphenidate. Methods:Existing literature about this theme is reviewed, and potential mechanisms are discussed. Results and Conclusions:Medication with methylphenidate should be avoided in patients with vulnerability to schizophrenia and in drug addiction, but reported cases without these risk factors demonstrate that a… Expand
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