Monday, April 07, 2008

Drug warning linked to less help, more suicides

From CTV News:
A new study has found that fewer young people received treatment for depression and suicides rose among children and adolescents following a Health Canada warning about the use of antidepressants.

Researchers from the University of Manitoba analyzed data on prescription and health care use by almost 3 million children, adolescents and young adults. They looked specifically at the nine years before the warnings were issued in 2004 and the two years after. ...more

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