Fast Five Quiz: Drug-Induced Mental Illness

Stephen Soreff, MD


April 29, 2022

Various substances and medications are known to induce mental disorders and illnesses. These conditions result in symptoms that include depression, anxiety, psychosis, and/or mania owing to use of or withdrawal from different drugs. These substances may also appear to activate an underlying mental illness.

Distinguishing mental disorders that are specifically related to a medication from mental disorders that present in individuals with a comorbid substance use disorder can be challenging. Do you know how to identify drug-induced mental illness and best practices for patient care? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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