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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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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...

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10.1016/j.jad.2009.10.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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University of Manchester
Department:
Centre for Suicide Prevention
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University of Manchester
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University of Manchester
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Derbyshire Mental Health Service NHS Trust, UK
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Affective Disorders Journal website
Volume:
123
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
95-101
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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0165-0327
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uuid:0b07ef9d-2c79-476e-9db4-7a0e9827e3d9
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ora:3832
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English
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