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HARMS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS

Tricyclic antidepressants associated with 1.7 times greater risk of attempted suicide in elderly

People over the age of 65 taking a tricyclic antidepressant were 1.7 times more likely to attempt suicide or self harm during the study period compared to when antidepressants were not being used according to a 2011 study from the U.K.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Dec 31, 2016 11:25 am | [0] comments

HARMS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS

SSRI use associated with 2.2 times greater risk of attempted suicide in the elderly

People over the age of 65 taking a serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) were 2.2 times more likely to attempt suicide or self harm during the study period compared to when antidepressants were not being used according to a 2011 study from the U.K.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Dec 31, 2016 11:20 am | [0] comments
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