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Associations between β-blockers and psychiatric and behavioural outcomes: a population-based cohort study of 1.4 million individuals in Sweden

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β-blockers are widely used for treating cardiac conditions and are suggested for the treatment of anxiety and aggression, although research is conflicting and limited by methodological problems. In addition, β-blockers have been associated with precipitating other psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviour, but findings are mixed. We aimed to examine associations between β-blockers and psychiatric and behavioural outcomes in a large population-based cohort...

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1004164

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0000-0002-5663-2010
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Public Library of Science
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Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Article number:
e1004164
Publication date:
2023-01-31
Acceptance date:
2022-12-28
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1549-1676
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1549-1277
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1326508
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pubs:1326508
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2023-02-03

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