Do SSRI Antidepressants Increase Suicidal Thoughts?

A recent German paper in the British Journal of Psychiatry seeks to analyze “the characteristics of 100 suicides of psychiatric patients who threw themselves in front of trains conveniently near to the hospitals in which they were resident at the time”, which seems to me an awfully specific subject of research. Anyway, Dalrymple notes “one association upon which the authors did not much remark: the fact that the suicides were more likely to be taking SSRI antidepressants than those with the same diagnosis who did not commit suicide.”

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