Authors' replyBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6996.57 (Published 01 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:57
- Susan S Jick,
- Hershel Jick
- Assistant professor of public health Associate professor of medicine Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Boston University Medical Center, 11 Muzzey Street, Lexington, MA 02173, USA
EDITOR,--Our study was a descriptive study providing estimates of the risk of fatal suicide specific to certain antidepressant drugs. There was no a priori hypothesis that the results would reflect either inefficacy or an adverse reaction to these drugs.