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Title Antidepressants therapy and risk of suicide among patients with major depressive disorders / Maurizio Pompili [and others]
Published Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Biomedical Books, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 48 pages)
Series Pharmacology - Research, Safety Testing and Regulation
Psychiatry - Theory, Applications and Treatments
Pharmacology-research, safety testing, and regulation series.
Psychiatry- theory, applications, and treatments series.
Contents Introduction : the complex challenge of suicide -- Antidepressants and suicidal risk -- The relationship between antidepressants and suicide as reported in ecological studies -- The relationship between antidepressants and suicide as reported in cohort and case-control studies -- The relationship between antidepressants and suicide as reported in randomized controlled trials (RCTS) -- The relationship between antidepressants and suicide in different countries -- Possible explanations for the lack of effect on suicidal risk during antidepressant treatment and clinical implications -- Adverse effect of antidepressants and suicide mortality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 33-43) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antidepressants -- Side effects.
Depression, Mental -- Treatment -- Complications.
Suicidal behavior -- Etiology.
Suicide -- Risk factors.
Antidepressive Agents -- adverse effects.
Depressive Disorder, Major -- complications.
Depressive Disorder, Major -- drug therapy.
Risk Assessment.
Self-Injurious Behavior -- chemically induced.
Suicide -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Pompili, Maurizio.
ISBN 1611223881 (electronic bk.)
9781611223880 (electronic bk.)