SSRIs – Aggression and Suicidality

The increased risks of suicidality and impulsiveness in young adults prescribed an SSRI antidepressant – sources

Antidepressant drug use & the risk of suicide
Healy, 2005 – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16194787

Suicidality, Violence, and Mania Caused by Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors: A Review and Analysis, Peter R. Breggin, 2004, International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 16 (2003/2004), http://www.breggin.com/31-49.pdf

Risk of suicidality in clinical trials of antidepressants in adults: analysis of proprietary data submitted to US Food and Drug Administration
BMJ 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2725270/

Antidepressants and suicide: risk–benefit conundrums
Healy and Whitaker, 2003, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC193979/

Incidence and predictors of activation syndrome induced by antidepressants
Harada, 2008,
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18781664

Antidepressants and Violence: Problems at the Interface of Medicine and Law
Healy, 2006, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1564177/

Emergent Anxiety after Antidepressant Initiation: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Veterans Affairs Health System Patients With Depression
Zhiguo Li, PhD, 2011, http://www.clinicaltherapeutics.com/article/S0149-2918(11)00727-2/pdf

Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others
Thomas J. Moore,http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0015337#pone.0015337-Pfizer1

Antidepressant-Associated Mania and Psychosis Resulting in Psychiatric Admissions
Preda et al, 2001, http://www.psychrights.org/Research/Digest/AntiDepressants/DrJackson/Preda2001.pdf

Serotonin and Depression: A Disconnect between the Advertisements and the Scientific Literature, Jeffrey R Lacasse, 2005
http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.0020392#pmed-0020392-b12

Association between suicide attempts and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Dean Fergusson, 2005.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC549110/?tool=pubmed

Deliberate self-harm and antidepressant drugs. Investigation of a possible link
Donovan et al 2000, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11102331

Fluoxetine Induced Suicidal Preoccupation
Teicher, 1990, http://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/10.pdf

Challenging Received Wisdom: Antidepressants and the Placebo Effect
Irving Kirsch, 2008
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2582668/

 

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