Year: 2007 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.164, no.12, (December 2007), p.1786-1789 SIEC No: 20080879

The American Food & Drug Administration meeting of the Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee in December 13, 2006 considered the risk of suicidality among adults who take antidepressants. The Committee voted in favour of extending the black box warning to include young adults. In this commentary, the author discusses the reasoning behind his affirmative vote to extend the black box warning. (8 refs)