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No apparent difference in suicide risk between older and newer antidepressants although older drugs may increase risk of suicide attempt during the first month of treatment

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  • For correspondence: Dr G E Simon, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Number 1600, Seattle WA 98101, USA; simon.g{at}

  • Sources of funding: Supported by the National Institute of Mental Health; principal investigator has received a grant from Eli Lilly & Co, and consulted in a patient education programme funded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.