Tag: SSRIs and suicide
Researchers again debunk the claim that the FDA black box warnings on antidepressants led to more suicides.
Bias and financial conflicts in antidepressant trials “contribute to systematic underestimation of risk in the published literature.”
Researchers investigate the claim that the introduction of antidepressant drugs led to decreases in suicide rates internationally.
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.
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.
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 Roanoke Times medical column takes on the question, “Can antidepressants lead to suicidal thoughts and actions?” concluding that “it is crucial for patients...