Antidepressants and suicide attempts in children.

  title={Antidepressants and suicide attempts in children.},
  author={William O. Cooper and S. Todd Callahan and Ayumi Shintani and Dickey Catherine Fuchs and Richard Charles Shelton and Judith A Dudley and Amy Johnson Graves and W. A. Ray},
  volume={133 2},
OBJECTIVES Recent data showing possible increased risk for suicidal behavior among children and adolescents treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) antidepressants have created significant concern among patients, families, and providers, including concerns about the risk of individual antidepressants. This study was designed to compare the risk for medically treated suicide attempts among new users of sertraline… CONTINUE READING
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