Archive for Verbal abuse

Auburn man denies knowing why he beat and stabbed fiancee — (The Sun Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft for anxiety, depression gets worse, becomes paranoid, beats, stabs fiancee, memory hazy, cannot explain actions. Mental illness debated.
‘Promising’ student died from antidepressant overdose after recording emotional videos about her boyfriend — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Pharmacy student, 18, taking antidepressants has history of suicidality, commits suicide by overdose.
 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.
Allegedly mentally ill man says he’s ‘proud’ to be cop killer — (Chicago Sun-Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, arrested for illegal drugs, goes "off script" at trial, behaves bizarrely, justifies shooting policewoman, killing another cop.
Mother takes her own life after being branded ‘baby killer’ over case of her murdered daughter — (The Independent)
Synagogue attacker was dad who played soccer with sons — (The New York Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed bipolar goes off psych meds he has taken for years, becomes erratic, abusive, suffers distorted thoughts, shot by police.
Plasterer, 31, guilty of stabbing his identical twin to death during argument at family New Year’s Eve party — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Drunk man stabs identical twin to death, claims self-defence
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.
Double killer Glen Patterson knifed dad and gran, court hears — (The Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants becomes delusional, paranoid, kills father and grandmother. Schizophrenia blamed.
'I want my chips!' Furious mother who set FIRE to kebab shop because it closed before she could get her late-night takeaway is jailed for two years—(Daily Mail)
The Saint-Isidore tragedy: a grim profile of the suspect— (Le Soleil)
Justin Bieber arrested for drag-racing DUI: Did weed, alcohol & antidepressants — (The Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Singer taking combination of drugs, including andidepressant, shows poor judgement
Lauren’s niece faces claims for compensation after air-rage fine—(
SSRI Ed note: Air rage incident involving antidepressant and alcohol
Knife waved in man's face in row over £100 — (Echo)
Cabbie has teeth knocked out after refusing to sing along with a drunk passenger — (Manchester Evening News)
Difficult days preceded Iraq killings, witnesses testify — (The Olympian)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressant by army psychiatrist goes berserk and kills 5 people the next day. PTSD is blamed.
Witness: Durham murder suspect collected knives — (News Observer)
SSRI Ed note: Man take medication for bipolar inconsistently, displays erratic and threatening behaviour, fatally stabs his wife.
Family doctor, 45, 'raped 10-year-old schoolgirl he secretly medicated with anti-depressants' — (Daily Mail)
Father changes pleas to guilty but insane in killings of 3 daughters in Wisconsin — (Fox News) Aaron Schaffhausen sentenced to life in prison without release — (Star Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, other antidepressants sometimes drinks making him "wierd", murders his 3 daughters, gets life in prison.
West Valley man gets probation for 2008 shootout with police — (Salt Lake Tribune)
Drink binge led Stoney Stanton man to racially abuse woman — (Hinckley Times)
Grandmother, 50, who 'spat at and punched' flight crew blames 'medication' breakdown — (Daily Mail)
Husbands Prozac Induced Mania- Please help — (MD Junction)
Mother accused of racist tram rant 'had taken double dose of medication', court hears — (Daily Mail)
Boston man faces multiple charges following chase with pregnant passenger — (Times Georgian)
Man who threw a bin at his girlfriend jailed — (Plymouth Herald)
Parent charged with assaulting Stockton principal — (News10ABC)
Air rage passenger attacked her husband and flight crew on holiday jet to Caribbean — (Manchester Evening News)
John Galliano took antidepressants 'like candy' — (The Telegraph)
Domestic Violence Death Review Committee — (Chief Coroner of Ontario)
Witness says Merritt ‘was on a mission’ in bar slaying — (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of psych drugs including Lexapro, Wellbutrin, gets into a fight at a bar, shoots and kills a man and cuts and chews a piece of flesh. Gets life.
Drunk Westport man who assaulted garda in mid-afternoon jailed for three months — (The Mayo News)
Student nurse punched and kneed in head — (Worcester News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, assaults two women in car, cannot remember after. Charged.
Wedding guest got drunk and went on rampage — (Cambridge News)
Aberdeen man threatened staff after phoning for a job — (Aberdeen Evening Express)
Sleep disorders a nightmare for many — (Chicago Tribune)
My Wife was prescribed Prozac 16 months ago by her OB/GYN — (Just Answer – Mental Health)
Father: Son may have had breakdown — (Sentinel and Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: National Guard captain has manic episode on Paxil, assaults 4, screams about bomb in car, job loss likely due to incident.
Man, 21, faces charges for assaulting, threatening Benson cop during altercation — (West Central Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, consumes bottle of antidepressants, becomes violent and abusive.
Road-rage attacker who terrified pupils in Leicester is jailed — (Leicester Mercury)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant is abusive, smashed cars and a bus with a crook lock, gets jail time.
Man made threats towards police—(Blackpool Gazette)
Jailed for attack on security guard—(The Shields Gazette)
Wife Hates Husband After Starting on Prozac: He Finds Website with over 300 Divorces Caused by SSRI—(
Ambulanceman in court for assault—(Pendle Today)
Top cop breaks down in tears after admitting spitting beer at partner at school quiz night—(Comet 24)
Swampscott man arrested for locking daughter in closet—(
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants is bad tempered and abusive to your daughter.
Drunken air rage passenger jailed — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on six different types of meds (so at least one antidepressant) drinks, becomes abusive on fligh, assaults woman, is arrested. charged.
Racist man was “on medication”—(berrowsjournal)
SSRI Ed note: Man mixes alcohol and antidepressants, becomes abusive and threatening.
Truck driver convicted of road rage attack on Norman Hughes — (The Courier and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts Effexor, becomes irritable, aggressive, assaults elderly man in road rage incident, loses driving license.
Pole allowed home despite assaulting two Gatwick police officers — (This is Essex)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, gets angry when told she must replace lost train ticket, assaults 3 officials, refuses to be subdued, is charged, fined £805.