Author | J. John Mann, MD

Articles

The Relationship Between Antidepressant Initiation and Suicide Risk

December 31, 2014

Article

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.

Suicide Prevention: Fundamental Considerations

September 04, 2014

Article

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.

Suicide Prevention: Detecting High Risk Patients

August 28, 2014

Podcast

An expert discusses behavioral indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk.

Advances in Suicide Prevention

August 27, 2014

Podcast

Experiencing the Loss of Robin Williams

August 13, 2014

Podcast

There probably isn't anyone who is not a Robin Williams fan and admired his wonderful talent. Everybody experiences his loss and death as something personal. More in this podcast.

SSRI Prescribing Rates and Adolescent Suicide: Is the Black Box Hurting or Helping?

October 01, 2007

Article

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.

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