Antidepressant side effects in children and adolescents.

  title={Antidepressant side effects in children and adolescents.},
  author={Camillo Thomas Gualtieri and Lyn G Johnson},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  volume={16 1-2},
The association between antidepressant treatment and suicidality in children and adolescents has been the subject of a great deal of recent discussion and controversy. Appropriate warnings have been attached to these drugs by governing bodies in the United Kingdom and the United States. However, the data upon which these deliberations have been based derive almost exclusively from clinical trials supported by the manufacturers of the respective drugs; data that are rigorous, in some respects… CONTINUE READING