Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: SSRIs and suicide

No, the FDA’s Black Box Warning Did not Increase Suicides

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Researchers again debunk the claim that the FDA black box warnings on antidepressants led to more suicides.

Antidepressants Still Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

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Bias and financial conflicts in antidepressant trials “contribute to systematic underestimation of risk in the published literature.”

Suicide Rates Did Not Decrease When Antidepressant Drugs Were Introduced

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Researchers investigate the claim that the introduction of antidepressant drugs led to decreases in suicide rates internationally.

Suicides Are Increasing – And So Are Antidepressant Prescriptions

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Disturbingly, our study and others reveal that the black box warning is now ignored in many countries, since antidepressant prescriptions for children are on the rise again. Despite increasing certainty that antidepressants are ineffective and likely cause suicidal behavior in young people, psychiatry continues to claim that they reduce suicide risk.

Part VI: How Adult Society Betrayed Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy

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The story of Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy is not only a tragedy within itself and for all those involved with them, it is emblematic of the situation faced by millions of young people in the western world and increasingly around the entire planet. Final installment in the series.

Antidepressants Do Not Prevent Suicides, May Increase Risk

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When the CDC released data revealing an increasing suicide rate in the US, some experts, speaking to major media outlets, speculated that the increase...

“The Long, Sad Story of Antidepressants and Suicide”

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The Roanoke Times medical column takes on the question, “Can antidepressants lead to suicidal thoughts and actions?” concluding that “it is crucial for patients...