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Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

Regulatory warnings regarding the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors appear to be associated wit...n 2003 data emerged regarding an increased risk of suicidal thinking and behavior among young patients taking these drugs, according to background information i...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

...mon complaints, but our main worry is the spurt in suicidal tendencies among the young patients," said a doctor at the hospital. "Ever since the present violence broke out here, the people have been living on the very edge of life. They have to negotiate at every nook and corner. "Life has become so uncer...

EU Drug Regulator Highlights Depression Danger of Weight-loss Pill

...ed to treat diabetes, was unsafe because it caused suicidal thoughts as a side-effect. The maker of the drug, French group Sanofi-Aventis, abandoned attempts to win approval for the drug in the United States as a result. The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) recommended Thursday that Acomplia, also known a...

New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression

...d SSRI may have other advantages, such as reducing suicidal thoughts and prolonging the benefit of treatment, he says, but evidence for this across the four trials is equivocal. So what does this mean for clinicians managing adolescents with depression, he asks? Contrary to NICE guidelines, evidence sugge...

UK Reports Psychiatric Reactions to Weight-loss Drug Rimonabant

... have been 48 reports of depression, 16 reports of suicidal thoughts and one report of self-injury." It said...roximately one patient in every 100 may experience suicidal thoughts." About 41,000 patients in the UK have been treated with rimonabant since it was launched...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...irect destruction of body tissue without conscious suicidal intent. The findings are important because it suggests that NSSI is more prevalent among adolescents in the general population than previously thought, says lead author Elizabeth Lloyd-Richardson, PhD, a psychologist at The Miriam Hospital and assi...

Experts Warn Against Side Effects of the New Weight Loss Drug

... been approved in Europe but increases the risk of suicidal thoughts. At a Weight Watchers meeting in San Jose on Thursday, Stephanie Vose, 23, said that she and her friends had tried numerous diet fads over the years, only to experience strange side effects such as shaking or bursts of energy. "It's not ...

Genetic Tests Could Help Decide the Right Anti-depressants

...f antidepressants that have made recent headlines: suicidal behavior. Recent evidence shows that a small numbe...escents and young adults experience an increase in suicidal feelings and thoughts when they are treated with SSRIs, compared with a placebo. It is entirely po...

Sanofi Withdraws Anti-obesity Drug in US

...its file." The FDA's expert panel concluded that suicidal thoughts appeared to be a side-effect of taking Ac...vailable data on psychiatric events (in particular suicidal ideation and depression-related events)," it said. Acomplia has been authorised in 37 countries an...

Depression Therapy Reduces Suicide Attempts

...y patients, families, and care providerswarns that suicidal behavior may emerge soon after people younger than...tart trying to kill themselvesor protect them from suicidal thoughts, said Dr. Simon. Instead, we think that, on average, starting any type of treatmentmedica...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...eling to include warnings about increased risks of suicidal thinking and behavior, in young adults ages 18 to ...either worsening of depression or the emergence of suicidal impulses, it had expressed concern that patients who experienced one or more of such symptoms might...

Study Examines the Pathologization of Guantanamo Suicides

... purported "Islamic terrorists" more generally as suicidal (and homicidal) fanatical madmen categorize the de...ons, when such groups represented the detainees as suicidal depressive victims, they did little to dispel the construction of the detainees (or of Islam in gene...

Love Says Chanting Helps Decides About Cobain's Possessions

...lying, to deal with self-destructive fantasies and suicidal ideation at a young age". Love adds that she is chanting about other things as well, like "To really change things and be a real philanthropist in a serious way. If one cares deeply for the charities they are serving it can only be a good thing. My ...

Lindsay Lohans Pals Reveals About Her Suicide Attempts

...ress' current rehab spell will bring a stop to her suicidal tendencies following a series of wacky recent incidents . As the Mean Girls star checked into the Promises rehab facility in Malibu, California on May 28, after being arrested for DUI, her supposed friends got ready to reveal the actress' personal ...

Intensive Psychotherapy Provides Helping Hand in Borderline Personality Disorder.

...ns, such as depression, anger, social functioning, suicidal behaviors, impulsivity, social adjustment, and var...ges, said Lenzenweger. TFP not only helped reduced suicidal behaviors, but also seemed particularly helpful in reducing irritability and angry behaviors. Kern...

Are Physicians Hesitant to Diagnose Depression?

...event the loss of jobs, damage to relationships or suicidal thoughts," said John Luo, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. The vast majority of clinicians reported recommending prescription therapies for their patients experiencing depre...

Paris' 'medical Condition' is a Sexually Transmitted Infection

... prison as jail authorities feared that Hilton was suicidal and heading for a breakdown. The socialite sobbed throughout the one-hour court hearing and tearfully yelled 'It is not right', after Judge Michael Sauer pronounced his sentence. As she was led from the court, Hilton turned to her mum, Kathy, and c...

Obesity Pill Zimulti Increases Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

...ls of obesity pill Zimulti found that it increases suicidal thoughts in patients. Reviewers for the US Food an...sted that though more rimonabant patients reported suicidal thoughts, the drug's benefits "clearly outweigh the defined risks that are manageable in clinical pr...

Paris is Out of the Medical Ward and Back in the Slammer

... June 5, reports the Sun. The socialite, who was suicidal and seemed like she was heading for a breakdown, was later ordered to be placed under house arrest by Sheriff Lee Baca. On June 8, Judge Michael Sauer ordered her to full 45-day in prison, overruling the sheriffs decision....

Study Examines the Pathologization of Guantanamo Suicides

...purported "Islamic terrorists" more generally – as suicidal (and homicidal) fanatical madmen categorize the de...ons, when such groups represented the detainees as suicidal depressive victims, they did little to dispel the construction of the detainees (or of Islam in gene...

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