Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-induced apathy: a pediatric case series.

  title={Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-induced apathy: a pediatric case series.},
  author={Shauna Pencer Reinblatt and Mark A. Riddle},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  volume={16 1-2},
OBJECTIVES Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)-induced apathy is characterized by a lack of motivation that is not a result of sedation or symptoms of depression. This report describes two pediatric cases of SSRI-induced apathy, one of which is the first reported case in a child with a non-OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) anxiety disorder. METHODS The sample included 43 participants from the Johns Hopkins University site of the Research Units on Pediatric Psychopharmacology (RUPP… CONTINUE READING
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