Year: 1989 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.154, (April 1989), p.454-458 SIEC No: 19900378

Discusses issues of toxicity in overdosage of antidepressant drugs, suggesting that current evidence shows older antidepressants to be more toxic than newer agents. Proposes that the use of older tricyclic drugs be limited, especially in patients who remain in the community without continuous supervision, in favor of newer, safer antidepressants. 18 refs.