Treating suicidality in depressive illness. Part 2: does treatment cure or cause suicidality?

@article{Sakinofsky2007TreatingSI,
  title={Treating suicidality in depressive illness. Part 2: does treatment cure or cause suicidality?},
  author={Isaac Sakinofsky},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 6 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          85S-101S
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To systematically review studies of treatment efficacy for suicidality in mood disorders. To consider the evidence for whether antidepressants may induce suicidality. METHOD Systematic review of the literature. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS There is fairly good evidence that lithium reduces completed suicide and attempt rates in people with bipolar disorder and recurrent unipolar depression. Antidepressants and psychological treatments may reduce suicidal ideation in depressed patients… CONTINUE READING
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