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J Med Allied Sci. 2018; 8(2): 91-93

A rare case of corticosteroid induced psychosis

Punya Yajnapal Mulky, Munmun Debbarma.


Corticosteroids are widely used and highly effective in a number of medical conditions. Though the occurrence of psychiatric symptoms following therapeutic use of steroids has been documented many times in the past, occurrence of psychosis following steroid abuse is rare. Here we report the case of a 38 year old male who presented with psychotic symptoms induced by dexamethasone abuse.

Key words: Corticosteroid abuse, Induced psychosis

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