Melatonin use and the risk of self-harm and unintentional injuries in youths with and without psychiatric disorders

Background:┬áSleep disorders in youth have been associated with increased risks of injury, including suicidal behavior. This study investigated whether melatonin, which is the most common medication for sleep disturbances in youth in Sweden, is associated with a decreased risk of injury. Methods:┬áThis population-based cohort study included 25,575 youths who initiated melatonin treatment between ages 6 […]