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Antidepressant use and risk of adverse outcomes in people aged 20–64 years: cohort study using a primary care database

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Background

Antidepressants are one of the most commonly prescribed medications in young and middle-aged adults, but there is relatively little information on their safety across a range of adverse outcomes in this age group. This study aimed to assess associations between antidepressant treatment and several adverse outcomes in people aged 20–64 years diagnosed with depression.

Methods

We conducted a cohort study in 238,963 patients ag...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-018-1022-x

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0000-0002-2327-3306
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0000-0002-0277-4988
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0000-0002-5127-4509
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Grant:
School for Primary Care Research (project number 81
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
2018
Issue:
6
Pages:
36
Publication date:
2018-03-08
Acceptance date:
2018-02-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
29514662
Source identifiers:
972852
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:972852
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uuid:58718477-ee69-4d23-9cbf-ad991ee98ee4
Local pid:
pubs:972852
Deposit date:
2019-02-24

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