Year: 2002 Source: Crisis, v.23, no.2, (2002), p.77-82 SIEC No: 20031012

Taking into account that depression is a major suicide precursor, & that over the past 20 years antidepressants have been employed on an ever-increasing scale, the author argues it is puzzling that suicide rates have not dropped accordingly. This paper discusses a number of possible explanations that are in need of systematic investigation. (47 refs)