Fewer Suicides After Antidepressive Treatment for Schizophrenia, Karolinska Institute Study
Published: May 09, 2012
Antidepressive drugs reduce the mortality rate of schizophrenic patients, while treatment with bensodiazepines greatly increases it, especially as regards suicide. Giving several antipsychotics simultaneously, however, seems to have no effect at all. This according to a new study examining different drug combinations administered to patients with schizophrenia.