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Death Does Not Take Place in Most Suicidal Attempts Through Antidepressants

People who opt for Antidepressants for committing suicide have increased but people actually dying because of it have decreased.//

Archives of General Psychiatry’s authors wrote in the Dec 4th issue about a research done on suicide attempts from 1997 to 2003 indicated 15400 cases, current antidepressant use was associated with a 39 percent increase in risk of attempted suicide, but a 32 percent decrease in risk of completed suicide and a 49 percent reduced risk of death from any cause,"

Dr. Jari Tiihonen and his colleagues,University of Kuopio and Niuvanniemi Hospital in Kuopio, Finland said, "most important risk factor for suicidal behavior" anyway the risk involved in taking antidepressents in uncertain,"it has not been possible to demonstrate that the use of antidepressant medication decreases the risk of suicide,"they added.

The research included 7,466 males and 7,924 females,among whom 602 suicides, 7,136 suicide attempts required hospital attention and during follow-up 1,583 deaths were recorded. 9 percent risk of complete suicide was low in people on any kind of antidepressants.

Reasons for increase in nonfatal suicidal methods is explained by, "by a decrease in the incidence of violent and more fatal methods of suicide attempts, such as hanging and shooting."

The Food and Drug Administration issued a "black-box warning" –to indicate the most serious type of antidepressants which included all SSRIs. According to the administration these drugs are having potential to promote suicidal thoughts among youth. It also advises parental guidance.
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