Author | Robert D. Gibbons, PhD

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.

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

October 01, 2007

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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.

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