Year: 2000 Source: Journal of Psychopharmacology, v.14, no.1, (2000), p.3-20 SIEC No: 20050349

A revision of the British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines for treating depressive disorders with antidepressants was undertaken in order to specify the scope & target of the guidelines & to update the recommendations based explicitly on the available evidence. Risk for suicide & lethality of antidepressants in overdose are discussed. (209 refs)