Epilepsy drugs may induce some psychotic disorders, study says

August 9, 2016 1:06 PM

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While researchers suspect they are triggered by medication, epilepsy patients who have psychotic episodes are suspected to be genetically predisposed to them.

MELBOURNE, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Epilepsy patients are already at increased risk for psychiatric conditions and psychosis, though drugs used to treat the condition have been suspected of increasing risk for psychotic episodes, and a new study shows this may be true.

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