Antidepressants Volatile For Young Adults

January 12, 2007

The US Food and Drug Administration has found that young users of antidepressants are at a higher risk for suicide than adults. Neither race or gender were significant variables, but 18 to 24 year olds showed twice as much suicidal behaviour as older groups. The study considered 11 common drugs, and almost 100,000 patients. Young adults are susceptible victims of depression. What is your health centre's mental health strategy? Education Week