Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

Primary Care

Association between suicide attempts and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: systematic review of randomised controlled trials

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 17 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:396

Rapid Response:

corrected odds ratio for fatal suicide attempts with SSRIs as compared wtih TCAs

The correct odds ratio for fatal attempts in the SSRI versus TCA
comparison is 1.08 (0.28 to 4.09). The corrected estimate is now posted on
the BMJ website.

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

22 March 2005
Dean A. Fergusson
Ottawa Health Research Institute