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A record linkage study of antidepressant medication use and weight change in Australian adults

Paige, Ellie; Korda, Rosemary; Kemp-Casey, Anna; Dobbins, Timothy; Banks, Emily; Rodgers, Bryan


Objective: Antidepressant use is widespread. While weight gain is a commonly reported side-effect of antidepressant use and has the potential to affect population health, there is little large-scale population-based evidence on the issue, particularly for long-term use (≥12months). The aim of this study is to investigate the association between antidepressant use and weight change, including whether this relationship varies according to antidepressant class, recency of use, duration of use and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/0004867415607365


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