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Kids on Antidepressants May Self-harm

The Mercury, 28 January 2016Girl sitting alone on steps.Children who are prescribed a common antidepressant could be at a higher risk of suicide and aggressive behaviour, it has been claimed.

Researchers say children and adolescents have a doubled risk of aggression and suicide when taking selective serotonin and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor drugs to combat depression.

Click here to read the full story: http://www.themercury.com.au/news/breaking-news/kids-on-antidepressants-may-selfharm/news-story/c134fdb0d90a6c82bcddcb6b996ac159

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