Increased use of antidepressants and decreasing suicide rates: a population-based study using Danish register data.

@article{Erlangsen2008IncreasedUO,
  title={Increased use of antidepressants and decreasing suicide rates: a population-based study using Danish register data.},
  author={Annette Erlangsen and Vladimir Canudas-Romo and Yeates Conwell},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2008},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={448-54}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of the present study was to examine if the change in the suicide rate is associated with individuals' use of antidepressants as has been suggested by ecological studies. DESIGN Decomposition of suicide rates by antidepressant treatment group. SETTING Population-based record linkage. PARTICIPANTS All individuals aged 50 years and older living in Denmark between 1 January 1996 and 31 December 2000 (N = 2,100,808). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Suicide rates are calculated… CONTINUE READING

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