Increased risk of violent crime in adolescents prescribed SSRIs?

Source:http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001875

Abstract

Background

Although selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are widely prescribed, associations with violence are uncertain.

Methods and Findings

From Swedish national registers we extracted information on 856,493 individuals who were prescribed SSRIs, and subsequent violent crimes during 2006 through 2009. Continue reading