August 16, 2023 at 1:56 pm

Swedish Study Finds Antidepressants Have Little Benefit and Grave Risks for People Under 25

A new study led by Tyra Lagerberg at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and published in Neuropsychopharmacology states: “For those younger than 25, with no history of suicidal behavior, taking an antidepressant makes you up to three times more likely to attempt suicide, with that likelihood decreasing as you age. For those 25 or older, taking an antidepressant doesn’t help reduce suicide. Similarly, for those at high risk for suicide, taking an antidepressant doesn’t reduce the risk.”

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