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Risk of seizures with antidepressants: what is the evidence?
  1. Donald Peter Craig1,
  2. Curtis Osborne2
  1. 1 Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  2. 2 Academic Clinical Fellow in Old Age Psychiatry, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Donald Peter Craig, Neurology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; donaldpcraig{at}


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  • Depression
  • Drug safety
  • Epilepsy and other seizure disorders

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