Archive for Harassment

Ex-boyfriend ‘strangled former partner to death in front of her son, 3, after she started seeing another man’ — (247 News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants brags in pub that he will murder his ex. 2 days later he stabs her to death in front of her 3-yr-old.
Teacher gets 34 years to life for murdering ex’s girlfriend in front of kids — (Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from antidepressants, still on Adderrall, shoots and kills her ex-husband's new girlfriend who loed her kids and tried to make peace.
Alleged killer of Midland Park mom pleads not guilty; bail set at $5M — (
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed / on psych drugs for many yrs has all the worst manifestations. He kills his girlfriend, later attempts suicide. Role of meds never considered.
 Hunt family inquest reopens pain of tragic deaths — (The Australian)
SSRI Ed note: Kim Hunt takes antidepressants on and off, with negative impact on her personality, patience with her children. Husband eventually kills entire family.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Woman drugged as teen for moodiness gets antidepressants, neuroleptics, gets dramatically worse, turns to illegal drugs, eventually murders a woman,
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)
SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
Louisiana Gunman’s History Shows Record of Mental Health Issues – Three people were killed, including the alleged shooter; nine others wounded — (Wall Street Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man who takes antidepressant intermittently, has a record of rage incidents, shoots and kills 2 and injures 9.
The appalling story of a California prison guard who committed suicide: ‘The job made me do it’ — (Business Insider)
SSRI Ed note: Prison guard is given a hard time on the job, takes Paxil, does not function effectively, dies by suicide.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Teen hospitalized for mood changes given antidepressants, neuroleptics, leads to illegal drug use, violence, antisocial acts, & murder. Mental illness blamed.
Inquest into the Death of Alec Meikle — (Sydney Coroner’s Court)
Magnotta complained of hearing voices, being stalked, doctor testifies — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man, jealous and sad over breakup, takes Effexor and stays sad but also becomes irrational, erratic, violent and suicidal. Mental illness is blamed.
Southwick girl attempts suicide after year of bullying at Shoreham Academy — (The Argus: Comment)
La Plata doctor suspended after sex, drug misconduct — (The Maryland Gazette)
David Rathband inquest: Shot PC’s affair with 7/7 survivor ‘ended marriage’
Racist bullies drove Army recruit to TWICE try to kill himself during vicious campaign of harassment — (Daily Mirror)
Vallejo woman sentenced to life without parole for killing son’s father in Pittsburg — (The East Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac becomes suicidal, makes several attempts, on and off med, behaves erraticly, finally shoots and kills ex who is supporting their son.
Judge orders officer accused in road rage incidents to be released from jail — (
SSRI Ed note: Police Officer prescribed Paxil to treat depression after serious fall becomes aggressive and assaults several motorists.
Clacton: Man due in court charged with mother’s murder — (East Anglian Daily Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants for 8 years stops the cold turkey, harrasses girlfriend, steals from mom, then murders her.
Out of my mind. Driven to drink — (
Mother accused of racist tram rant 'had taken double dose of medication', court hears — (Daily Mail)
Raised in chaos, David 'Joey' Pedersen turned to white supremacism, and is now accused of killings— (The Oregonian)
Attack victim feared for baby — (Derbyshire Times)
Parent charged with assaulting Stockton principal — (News10ABC)
Police Say Grad Student Was Shot 11 Times — (KHQ Q6)
John Galliano took antidepressants 'like candy' — (The Telegraph)
Raging doctor is sacked for hospital clash — (The Chronicle)
Bystanders share the blame for bullying: Regina Brett — (The Plain Dealer)
G.I. Drugged American Conservative
SSRI Ed note: Kern gets suicidal thoughts on Paxil. Needham given Zoloft, other meds dies after surgery. Eastridge's A/D does not work, dose doubled, accessory to murder.
Man threw paint at partner’s house—(pendletoday)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants stalks partner, refuses to accept break-up, throws red paint on her house.
Kent’s state of mind during past cases comes into question — (KHOU – 11)
SSRI Ed note: Judge taking antidepressants sufers serious loss of judgement, engages is sexual harassment, is caught, impeached.
Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 – s. 561(1) – appeal against decision of industrial magistrate — (Queensland Government Industrial Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac engages in abusive, harassing behaviour.
Former policeman attacked his ex — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Police sergeant takes antidepressants, drinks, assaults former lover, loses job, is charged.
Attempted murder trial: day three — (The Banbury Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants drinks, assaults an acquaintance, is charged, may genuinely not remember his actions.
Drunk neighbour threatened to kill councillor and his wife — (The Harborough Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, normally of good character drinks, threatens neighbour and vandalizes property.
Teacher harassed her former partner — (Asian News U.K.)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher loses boyfriend takes antidepressants, sends abusive, harassing messages to ex.
Verdict For Ex-Officer Held Off Until October — (The Times Record)
SSRI Ed note: Police officer on antidepressants takes "up-skirt" photos of female employee, is charged with harassment.
Suspension was racial discrimination, HU student says — (The Daily Citizen)
SSRI Ed note: University student is prescribed Lexapro, Xanax & Ambien after which he gets in trouble 11 times, loses job, is expelled. Racial discrimination blamed.
Fighting the Terror of Battles That Rage in Soldiers’ Heads — (The New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Soldiers suffer PTSD, given antidepressants, some die by suicide, nobody wonders if perhaps meds that can cause suicidal thinking not a good idea.
Discharged RAF woman was bullied, inquest told — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Young RAF recruit fails to fit in, given antidepressants, things get worse, she becomes suicidal, dies by suicide, Harassment blamed.
Man who shot wife feared jail — (The Tameside Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Man loses wife of 20 years, attempts murder-suicide, shooting her in head then killing himself, but she survives.
Rape claims blighted my life, court is told — (The Argus)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on depression medication accuses boyfriend of rape when he is not even in town, has him arrested on several occasions, causes break-up, self-harms.
Climbié worker escapes jail term for harassment — (The London Evening Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants harasses neighbour, writes abusives letters, is charged.
Teen admits she started riot while incarcerated — (Lehigh Valley News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, on antidepressants threatens violence, is trouble in detention, judge warns her against the path of violence but she is too drugged to notice.
Man guilty of trying to kill five — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Immigrant child treated badly in English schools, becomes troubled loner. NHS believes he must be permanently heavily drugged. He quits meds, commits murder.
Law-abiding mum attacks police — (Bexhill on Sea)
SSRI Ed note: Mom-of-3 drinks while on antidepressants, gets into uncharacteristic altercation with police, is abusive. Medication and drink blamed.
Timmins man charged in bus driver attack — (Chronicle Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed man gets antidepressants from walk-in clinic, becomes agitated, attacks bus driver, forces bus down a ravine. Convicted on several counts.
Woman who framed child is jailed — (BBC)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 40, on antidepressants frames neighbor's 6-yr-old for vandalism and theft, causing her serious problems. Discovered, she gets 3 years in jail.
Police: Palmerton man set fire to wife’s home — (The Morning Call)
SSRI Ed note: Man who recently changed antidepressants stalks, threatens, and harasses his estranged wife, violates restraining order and burns down house.
Gateway mall shootings: Shooting is last act of a traumatic, violent life — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man who takes antidepressants intermittently is aggressive and hostile, finally shoots two strangers in a mall then turns his gun on himself.