Sunday, December 2, 2007

Long Term Use of Anti-Depressant Reduces the Suicide Rate by Two Thirds

As we have been arguing, only long term treatment reduces the risk of suicide. Arch Suic Res 11:163-175, 2007.

This doctor argues the risk of untreated depression for suicide dwarfs any risk for suicidal ideas from anti-depressants. NEJM

The irresponsible, dangerous members of the FDA Psychopharmacology Committee must resign immediately. The FDA Commissioner should be fired for failing to supervise these dangerous peddlers of garbage science, and enemies to clinical care.

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