Suicide risk in patients with anxiety disorders: a meta-analysis of the FDA database.

@article{Khan2002SuicideRI,
  title={Suicide risk in patients with anxiety disorders: a meta-analysis of the FDA database.},
  author={Arif Khan and Robyn M Leventhal and Shirin R F Khan and W. A. Brown},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={68 2-3},
  pages={183-90}
}
BACKGROUND Previous reports of suicide risk in patients with anxiety disorders have been inconsistent. METHODS Using the FDA database, we assessed suicide and suicide attempt risk among patients, participating in recent clinical trials evaluating new anti-anxiety medications, with diagnosis of panic disorder (PD), social anxiety disorder or social phobia (SP), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). RESULTS Overall… CONTINUE READING