Background: Antidepressants are used frequently in non-fatal self-poisoning. There are national guidelines for prescribing antidepresants. There have been few investigations of how non-fatal self-poisoning with antidepressants varies in relation to prescribing and to patient characteristics. Methods: A comparative study of the use of specific antidepressants (amitriptyline and dosulepin (tricyclics), citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine and sertraline (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) a...Expand abstract
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A comparative study of non-fatal self-poisoning with antidepressants relative to prescribing in three centres in England
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