Year: 2013 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.(2013).58(11):640-645. SIEC No: 20131001

Objective: To examine the impact of the Health Canada regulatory warnings regarding antidepressant (AD) prescribing on suicide rates in boys and girls under the age of 18 and aged 18 to 19 years in Canada between 2004 and 2009. We hypothesized that an increase in suicide rates would be specific to girls, reflecting higher AD prescribing rates in girls than boys.

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