Journal article icon

Journal article

Antidepressant medication use and risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus: a noncausal association?

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Previous research suggests a link between antidepressant use and diabetes, but it is unclear whether the association is causal or attributable to detection/ascertainment bias. To examine this, we assessed the associations of antidepressant use with change in glucose levels and incidence of undiagnosed and diagnosed diabetes. METHODS: During an 18-year period, we monitored antidepressant use, glucose levels, and diabetes status in 5978 civil servants (70.9% male, age range 39-64 ye...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


Kivimäki, M More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Vahtera, J More by this author
Expand authors...
Journal:
Biological psychiatry
Volume:
70
Issue:
10
Pages:
978-984
Publication date:
2011-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
URN:
uuid:a14cfcbb-a777-4289-9601-c4ea1fdcb39e
Source identifiers:
172104
Local pid:
pubs:172104

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP