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How Often Do Antidepressants Make People Suicidal?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Sep 02 - Antidepressants rarely trigger suicidal thoughts or behaviors, suggests a large study of patients in European psychiatric hospitals.

But some experts question the data in the study, saying suicidal thoughts or behaviors were probably written off as part of the patient's illness, or that some cases of patients feeling or acting suicidal might have been missed altogether.