Year: 1994 Source: Postgraduate Medical Journal, v.70, suppl.2, (1994), p.S9-S13 SIEC No: 19950187

A review of the problems connected with antidepressant overdoses shows that tricyclic drugs are associated with a high morbidity & mortality. Any strategy for a reduction in suicides must include a policy for prescribing drugs with a lower overdose mortality. (36 refs.)