Serotonin syndrome: SSRIs are not the only culprit

Serotonin syndrome: SSRIs are not the only culprit

J Psychiatry Neurosci 2021;46(3):E369-E370 | PDF

Nicolas Garel, MD; Kyle T. Greenway, MD, MSc; Karim Tabbane, MD; Ridha Joober, MD, PhD


Affiliations: From the Psychiatry residency program, PGY4, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Garel, Greenway); the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Tabbane); and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Canada (Joober).

Competing interests: R. Joober sits on the advisory boards and speakers’ bureaus of Pfizer, Janssen Ortho, BMS, Sunovion, Otsuka, Lundbeck, Perdue and Myelin; he has received grant funding from them and from AstraZeneca and HLS. He has received honoraria from Janssen Canada, Shire, Lundbeck, Otsuka, Pfizer and Perdue for CME presentations and royalties from Henry Stewart talks. He is co-editor-in-chief of JPN, but he was not involved in the review of or decision to accept this manuscript for publication. No other competing interests were declared.

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DOI: 10.1503/jpn.210001