Year: 2001 Source: Archives of Dermatology, v.137, (August 2001), p.1102-1103 SIEC No: 20050111

This article responds to an earlier study by S Jick et al., which found that acne patients prescribed isotretinoin did not exhibit an increased risk of depression, psychotic symptoms, suicide, & attempted suicide. The current author disputes these findings based on several methodological problems with their study, which she identifies here. S Jick et al. respond.