Emergence of intense
suicidal preoccupation during fluoxetine treatment.
Teicher MH, Glod C, Cole
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, MA.
depressed patients free of recent serious suicidal ideation developed intense,
violent suicidal preoccupation after 2-7 weeks of fluoxetine treatment. This
state persisted for as little as 3 days to as long as 3 months after
discontinuation of fluoxetine. None of these patients had ever experienced a
similar state during treatment with any other psychotropic