PhD defence: Tarang Sharma

​Tarang Sharma will defend her thesis with the title:" Effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) on suicidality, violence, and quality of life"
Tidspunkt Ikon
Dato: 23-04-2018
Tid: 10:00
​Henrik Dam auditoriet, Blegdamsvej 3B
​No registration is needed, all are welcome
There will be a small reception afterwards to which everyone is welcome

Academic advisors

  • Academic Supervisor: Peter C. Gøtzsche, Professor, Dr Med., Director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
  • Co-supervisor: David Healy, Professor of Psychiatry, North Wales Department of Psychological Medicine, Hergest Unit, Bangor, LL57 2PW, Wales (UK).
  • External Assessor: Jørn Wetterslev, Chief Physician, MD, PhD, Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical Intervention Research, Dept. 7812, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Assessment Committee:

Professor John Brodersen, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr Matteo Bruschettini, Lund University and Cochrane Sweden, Sweden

Dr Gustav Nilsonne, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


This PhD thesis explores the benefit of using clinical study reports compared to published journal articles to assess the risk of suicidality, violent behaviour and other relevant harms of SSRIs and SNRIs and are their impact on the quality of life of people on these medications.