Going off antidepressants may lead to violent behavior

02/19/2008 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Antidepressants usually carry warnings about suicidal ideation and behavior risks, but stopping these medications can also result in suicidal tendencies and violent behavior, a psychiatrist said. Reasons cited for discontinuing antidepressant use include lack of insurance coverage, rising drug prices, denial of mental illness, and side effects such as restlessness, severe sweating, headaches, tremors and sexual dysfunction.

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