Antidepressant class, age, and the risk of deliberate self-harm: a propensity score matched cohort study of SSRI and SNRI users in the USA.

@article{Miller2014AntidepressantCA,
  title={Antidepressant class, age, and the risk of deliberate self-harm: a propensity score matched cohort study of SSRI and SNRI users in the USA.},
  author={Matthew Miller and Virginia Pate and Sonja Alsemgeest Swanson and Deb Azrael and A. Denham White and Til St{\"u}rmer},
  journal={CNS drugs},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={79-88}
}
BACKGROUND The US Food and Drug Administration's meta-analyses of placebo-controlled antidepressant trials found approximately twice the rate of suicidal behaviors among children and adults aged 24 years and younger who were randomized to receive antidepressant medication than among those who were randomized to placebo. Rates of suicidal behavior were similar for subjects aged 25-64 years whether they received antidepressants or placebo, and subjects aged 65 years or older randomized to… CONTINUE READING
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