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Modeling of the temporal patterns of fluoxetine prescriptions and suicide rates in the United States

Milane, Michael S.; Suchard, Marc A.; Wong, Ma-Li; Licinio, Julio

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BACKGROUND To study the potential association of antidepressant use and suicide at a population level, we analyzed the associations between suicide rates and dispensing of the prototypic SSRI antidepressant fluoxetine in the United States during the period 1960-2002. METHODS AND FINDINGS Sources of data included Centers of Disease Control and US Census Bureau age-adjusted suicide rates since 1960 and numbers of fluoxetine sales in the US, since its introduction in 1988. We conducted statistical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-06-13
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/16089
Source: PLoS Medicine
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030190

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