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Do selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors cause suicide?: Authors' reply to Raven

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 12 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1150
  1. Andrea Cipriani, lecturer in psychiatry (,
  2. Corrado Barbui, lecturer in psychiatry,
  3. John R Geddes, professor of epidemiological psychiatry
  1. Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
  2. Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX

    EDITOR—Depressed people are at increased risk of suicide, and our aim was to draw attention to the clinical severity of the problem, focusing on the real clinical dilemmas. Accurate estimation of the risk of suicide in depressed people is a crucial clinical issue. Research has been trying to measure this phenomenon for more than …

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