Paxil Unsafe for Teenagers

According to a new analysis, the popular antidepressant Paxil is not safe or effective for teenagers. The finding doesn’t come from new research, but reworked data from an earlier study that came to exactly the opposite conclusion. Meanwhile, the argument continues over whether antidepressants can actually make kids more prone to suicide. Then the question becomes: To prescribe or not to prescribe?


Adam Kaplin - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Madeleine Brand

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