[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
August 8, 2007

Benefits and Harms of Pediatric Antidepressant Medications

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2007;298(6):626-627. doi:10.1001/jama.298.6.626-a

To The Editor: Dr Bridge and colleagues1 performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the risks and benefits of antidepressant medications for pediatric psychiatric disorders. It seems misleading to limit the issues of risk and harm to treatment-emergent suicidality, when in actual practice other adverse reactions that make these medications intolerable for young persons occur much more regularly.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview