Millions of prescriptions for antidepressants are filled in the United States and Canada every year. The media, however, has been filled recently with stories that link antidepressants and suicide, particularly among adolescent patients. Teens and their parents need to know the answers to these questions: What are the medical conditions for which antidepressants are prescribed? Are these drugs effective? What about side effects? Are these medications dangerous? Do antidepressants prevent suicide-or might they cause this unthinkable act? What questions should a patient ask a doctor before deciding on this treatment? Get the Facts-they could save a life! Book jacket.Libal, Joyce is the author of 'Antidepressants And Suicide When Treatment Kills', published 2006 under ISBN 9781422200995 and ISBN 142220099X.