Ten years ago, the FDA placed a black box warning on all antidepressants because of concerns that the medications increase risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in youths. It's time for the FDA reevaluate that decision.
J. John Mann, MD
Suicide is not being adequately addressed in terms of prevention, and part of that process is better education of mental health professionals and primary care physicians. More in this expert Q&A.
An expert discusses behavioral indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk.
J. John Mann, MD discusses behaviorial indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk. He is speaking at this year's PsychCongress in a presentation titled "Can Science Help the Clinician in Suicide Prevention?"
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Suicide is the third leading cause of death in younger (10- to 14-year-old) adolescents in the United States and the leading cause of death in this age group in other countries, including China, Sweden, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.