Archive for Hyperactivity

Man accused of killing deputy, 2 others takes plea deal — (mybrc tv)
SSRI Ed note: Man on or in withdrawal from, neuroleptics, antidepressants shoots and kills 3 people including Deputy, at random. Gets life in prison.
‘Caring, clever’ teacher fell to her death from viaduct after being ‘overloaded with stress’ at school — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: "Caring, clever, intellectual" teacher is anxious, gets medication, becomes overwhelmed, paranoid, cannot sleep, dies by suicide. Workload blamed.
Family still seeks answers in police shooting death of Ajax man — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Durham police shoot, kill man on "list of medications" who is running around neighbourhood naked in Dec. Shooter cleared of wrongdoing. As usual.
Family devastated by son’s suicide in Farmington jail — (St.Louis Post-Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Man going on and off meds gets worse and worse, gets into trouble, dies by suicide.
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Teen who suffered abuse, neglect as a boy given psychotropic drugs instead of useful guidance for years. Foster kids given more drugs than others.
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)
11-year-old boy’s suicide attempt part of epidemic — (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)
Defence says side effects from smoke meds caused outburst — (Winnipeg Sun)
Top Manhattan lawyer jumps to his death from 12th-floor office after 'suffering terrible depression after losing both parents and splitting from wife'—(Daily Mail)
Office worker who killed herself after battle with depression ‘had been anxious about her hair colour’ — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman probably in withdrawal from antidepressants - she was refusing to take them - unhappy with hair dye job hangs herself.
Open verdict recorded in Maurice Cousins inquest — (The Herald)
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)
Inquest into gardener Jolan Malhas leaves questions unanswered at body found in sea off Dover — (Kent Online)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants becomes agitated, "unstable and unpredictable", buys a boat, goes out and if found drowned 2 days later.
Warning – Your Anti-Depressant May Induce Psychosis — (Turning Point Psychotherapy)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants becomes fidgety, has mood swings, bizarre behaviour, dies of heart failure. Huntington's early onset is blamed.
Ashley Smith’s mother speaks to inquest: ‘Most of her life, she was smiling and happy’— (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Ordinary misbehaving teen given Zoloft, things go downhill, she lands in prison, endures forced drugging, dies by suicide while guards watch. Inquest.
Lashing out at partner made bipolar sufferer realise she needed help — (Daily Record)
SSRI Ed note: Woman becomes manic on antidepressants, assaults partner, gets diagnosed bipolar, now believes she has disease and needs medication.
$3.02M Verdict In Paxil case — (Albuquerque Journal News)
SSRI Ed note: Family of woman who killed herself on Paxil sue health provider, GSK, jury awards $3.02 million against provider, judge excludes GSK from suit.
Citing Mental Illness, Nodarse Pleads Guilty to Role in Triple Murder — (Darien Patch)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants and drinking breaks into home, shoots and kills 3, pleads guilty but mentally ill and gets life.
Urgent Warnings Released on Antidepressants and Zyvox Antibiotic, Methylene Blue — (
Child’s multiple diagnoses create challenges for Topeka family — (The Topeka Capital-Journal )
SSRI Ed note: Child given "more than 60" meds, many diagnoses finally gets only Adderall, Seroquel +Zoloft, still aggressive. A miracle that he can manage at all.
Update: Second day of sentencing phase in Hilton trial under way — (
School bus driver charged Police say Coal Township woman DUI in May 19 crash — (
Testimony continues in Eliaderani murder trial — (
Misdiagnosis of Serotonin Syndrome as Fibromyalgia — (Tribe)
SSRI Ed note: Doctor misses seratonin syndrome, physical therapist sees that symptoms are not consistent with fibromyalgia. Patient suffers needlessly.
Wife Hates Husband After Starting on Prozac: He Finds Website with over 300 Divorces Caused by SSRI—(
James Idziak, former Comstock Park teacher, sentenced to 5 months in jail for high-speed chase—(
The Growing Push for “Mad Pride—(
Murderous voice was Satan, mom said — (
Santa Clara County jails cut off prescription-drug pipeline—(
Fresh-faced killer who brought a chilling carnage to the suburbs—(The Scotsman)
SSRI Ed note: German student taking antidepressants shoots fires 100 rounds and kills 15 young students at his former school, then kills himself.
The boy whose gift became a curse: How does a child genius from a loving family fall into a spiral of mental illness, addiction and finally suicide? [the answer = psych meds] — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Brilliant child given ritalin, other psych meds, incl antidepressants; they cause addiction and serious mental illness (typical), he dies by suicide at 25.
When Children Commit Suicide — (The Daily Beast)
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressants excaerbate childrens' problems, can make them suicidal, but everyone is determined not to blame the meds.
Police: Woman struck sister after possibly swallowing handful of Prozac — (The Williamsport Sun Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking Prozac drinks, takes overdose, behaves erratically, assaults sister, officer, goes to prison.
‘I Didn’t just Cross a Line I Tripped Over an Edge’: Experiences of Serious Adverse Effects with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Use — (University of Auckland)
SSRI Ed note: Research participants describe becoming aggressive, angry, revved up, out of control and suicidal on paroxetine (Paxil) and Prozac.
Pensioner Denies Assaulting GP In Row Over Anti-Depressant Drug — (The Derry Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Anxious agitated senior worried about suicidality taking Seroxat (Paxil) asks to go off it, GP does not agree, senior assaults him.
Mother blames killing on devil — (The Fresno Bee)
SSRI Ed note: "Loving" mom on Paxil smokes pot, drowns baby, claims the devil made her do it, pleads, gets 15 years in prison.
Soldier arrested in Carson spc. slaying — (The Associated Press)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier reports bad reaction to Remeron, rold to "get his head out of his ass", loses control, woman killed, he is held responsible.
My family’s syndrome — (Michigan Daily)
SSRI Ed note: Socially awkward child with suicidal thoughts is put on Prozac, he becomes much worse, gains weight, throws tantrums and stops smiling.
Kerry Katona: ‘I’m taking drugs for bipolar disorder’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Confused TV personality says she takes Effexor because it keeps her "keeps me a on a level and sane", also blames med for manic, bizarre behaviour on air.
The High Five — (The Modesto Bee)
SSRI Ed note: Teen is medicated due to lack of social skills, when he was tried on Paxil it created serious problems.
Violent Dreaming and Antidepressant Drugs: or How Paroxetine Made Me Dream That I Was Fighting Saddam Hussein — (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)
SSRI Ed note: Doc at U Arizona does research showing that SSRIs (Prozac, Paxil) cause disturbance of REM, nightmares, violent activity while asleep.
My heart feels like it will come out of my body’ — (The Times)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed CEO becomes suicidal, depression worsens on Prozac, other meds.
Wife seeks answers in slaying by Torrance police — (The Daily Breeze)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant becomes very agitated, wife calls police to take him to hospital, they shoot and kill him instead.
Son jailed for race attack on his dad
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants becomes physically, verbally abusive, destroys property, police are called, he resists arrest, is charged and fined.
Autism diagnosis a sentence to life on debilitating psych drugs (real article title not available) — (Hawk Central)
SSRI Ed note: Teen with autism (one cause is prenatal exposure to SSRIs), drugged all his life, does not progress, terrible side effects, is hyperactive, aggressive on SSRIs.
Man has ‘rude awakening’ about mental health care — (Northern Life)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Effexor, Lorazepam and Amitripyline has an extreme negative reaction, learns that the system does not blame the meds and it not nice to victims.
Mixing alcohol and pills is dangerous — (Newsday)
SSRI Ed note: THe Graedons warn that mixing bupropion and escitalopram with booze could be fatal.
Lanno Takes Stand In His Kidnapping Trial – Defendant Tells Jury Antidepressants May Be To Blame For Actions July 13 — (The Syracuse Post-Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft starts to behave strangely, becomes manic, kidnaps is wife, is abusive, cannot remember the incident after. He blames the med.
Pembroke Pines police cleared in man’s death — (Sun Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants has manic episode, runs into traffic in swimsuit, police take extreme measures to subdue him, which kill him.