Is There a Connection Between Hormonal Contraception and Suicide?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 16, Number 4, April 2018
Adam Strassberg, MD.
Dr. Strassberg has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Clinical evidence is growing regarding an association between hormonal contraception and mood disturbances (Skovlund CW et al, JAMA Psychiatry 2016;73(11):1154–1162), and recently researchers at the University of Copenhagen published a study attempting to correlate hormonal contraceptive use with suicidal thinking and behavior.