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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Cite this: Stephen Soreff. Fast Five Quiz: Drug-Induced Mental Illness - Medscape - Apr 29, 2022.