Kleptomania is a disorder wherein the individual has an irresistible urge/impulse to steal things that are usually not of monetary value. Selective serotonin receptor inhibitors (SSRIs) are usually the first-line treatment of depressive disorders. Reports of depressed patients experiencing symptoms of kleptomania after administration of SSRI have been few. Here we present such a case of a female patient who exhibited symptoms of kleptomania following treatment with fluoxetine, an SSRI.
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