Re: SSRIs and sudden grief

Date: Fri May 12 2000 - 10:16:56 MDT

In a message dated 5/11/00 11:25:53 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

<< As I understand it these take a couple of weeks to take effect. And often
 have disturbing side effects. Not much use in fits of sudden despair. >>

It does take up to 3 weeks to kick in. Disturbing side-effects, maybe.
Somebody killing themselves in a fit of despair, as you describe it, unusual.
Sometimes that would be the tragic death of a loved one, other then that,
suicidal depression is a spiral down, not a fit.

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