Archive for Mental agitation

Boy, 15, who attempted to murder woman he met online exposed to extreme porn from young age — (The Irish Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Teen put on Prozac has energy surge, develops serious violent thoughts, attempts to murder a woman he meets online. Parents realize the SSRI is the problem.
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Daddy, please kill me I can’t do this any more’: Meet the CHILDREN prescribed anti-depressants for anxiety that ‘made them suicidal’ — (Daily Mail Australia)
SSRI Ed note: Lawyer launches class action lawsuit on behalf of children prescribed Aropax (paroxetine), Zoloft, harmed by the medications.
Irving dynasty son Kenneth reveals his dark depression, and fight to health — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: CEO depressed re: tension with father takes medication, has 1st serious self-harm incident, is hospitalized 2 months, self-harm continues. Depression blamed.
A Mother’s Very, Very Worst Nightmare — (Mad In America)
SSRI Ed note: Another victim of a zolpidem (Ambien) - SSRI combo. Mom gets it with Zoloft and Wellbutrin, becomes delirious, murders daughter, attempts suicide, no memory.
Families failed by a broken mental health care system often have no one to call but police — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Young man, 23, on Lexapro 3 weeks, drugged as child, is suicidal, goads police into shooting him. Police kill him despite warning. Killer cop awarded a medal.
How antidepressants can WRECK young people’s lives: As prescriptions soar by 50%, three teenagers left suicidal by the drugs share their terrifying stories — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Three teenagers describe their problems, including suicidality, when they were put on antidepressants.
The Unremembered — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Four suicides, three soldiers known to be on antidepressants and other meds. The Canadian military still refuses to connect the antidepressant-suicide dots.
Woman charged in teen’s death says she, too, was bullied — (The Canton Repository)
SSRI Ed note: College student teen taking Prozac for anxiety due to bullying plans the kidnapping and murder of a 13-yr-old girl.
‘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.
Top comedy writer who penned jokes for James Corden, Steve Coogan and Jack Dee gassed himself in car next to his favourite fishing lake after battle with depression — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Writer on antidepressants argues with wife, leaves home, commits suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. Depression blamed.
Records show man killed by police was previously suicidal — (WSB TV2)
SSRI Ed note: Man in wheelchair shot by police
Inquest: Poppy Seller’s Death Was Suicide — (Sky News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 76, long history of charitable activity, history of depression, suicidality, taking antidepressants, dies by jumping into gorge. Fundraising blamed.
Police Killing of Michelle Cusseaux Raises Questions of Wrongful Death & Handling of Mentally Ill — (
SSRI Ed note: Police tasked with bringing a 50-yr-old diagnosed woman in to be medicated shoot and kill her instead. Officer demoted for violating policy.
Opera singer hanged herself over fears she was losing her voice and would be ousted from choir — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Pensioner visits GP for insomnia, tiredness, gets antidepressant, hangs herself 2 weeks later. Husband theorizes motive is fear she will be dropped by choir.
American tragedy: At least 50% of police shooting victims struggled with mental illness — (Daily Kos)
SSRI Ed note: Police officers too often feel justified in slaughtering people diagnosed with mental illness.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (
Actress Lynsey Pow found hanged after battles with cocaine and gambling debts — (London Evening Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Actress on antidepressants uses illegal drugs, runs up gambling debts, hangs herself, leaves a note. Coroner decides not necessarily suicide.
Woman held in sister's death was also charged in 2001 slaying — (Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman medicated for 8 yrs takes antidepressant instead of neuroleptic, kills a man, found NCR. Later kills her sister.
Psychologist casts doubt on Marsh insanity defense — (The Davis Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Teen has bad reaction to Prozac & Zoloft, in a dreamlike state stabs to death elderly couple, prosecutor invents motive. Found guilty, he gets 52 years.
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 refused to give up on my daughter" — (Sherman Silverstein)
'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)
Brilliant young scientist, 25, hanged herself after suffering homesickness and loneliness when she emigrated to Britain from New Zealand—(Daily Mail)
Why Syracuse mom killed her 2 daughters still unknown — (Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants shoots and kills her daughters and herself after break-up with fiance.
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)
A Troubled Marine’s Final Fight — (TIME)
Deputy wants wrongful death suit in 2012 teen shooting dismissed — (Cherokee Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Deputy staff called to help kills 16-yr-old
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)
Why is Violence Against Teachers Being Covered Up? — (TPNN)
Barnet Council tenant on Stonegrove Estate in Edgware took fatal overdose hours before eviction by Barnet Homes — (Hendon and Finchley Times)
Mow Cop dad died after battle with depression — (The Sentinel)
Warning – Your Anti-Depressant May Induce Psychosis — (Turning Point Psychotherapy)
Woman who fell from balcony 'feared she was under attack', inquest hears — (Your Local Guardian)
Doctor, 51, hanged himself after becoming so depressed about his son needing kidney transplant he could 'barely speak' — (Daily Mail)
Ilfracombe man Paul Atkinson lay dead in his flat for a week after letting agent missed body — (North Devon Journal)
Cheltenham man drowns following depression after cosmetic surgery, inquest hears — (Gloucester Echo)
Cumbrian man killed himself hours after being sacked — (News & Star)
Cumbrian horse-lover killed herself at mum’s stables — (News & Star)
Sub arsonist wanted to leave work early — (Portland Press Herald)
Balcony fall mother had felt threatened by husband before death, inquest hears — (The Telegraph)
Military Appeals Court Senior Judge Says 2010 Suicide Attempt by Depressed Marine in Okinawa was Criminal Act — (Military Suicide Report)
Teen accused of killing boyfriend to stand trial as an adult — (
Antidepressants Starting my Panic Attacks — (MD Junction)
Chepstow man stabbed friend over fling claim — (South Wales Argus)
Children detail violence of mom’s death — (Las Vegas Sun)
Woman found in lake, missing three years — (KYTX)
WHO’S WHO: Isabella Blow — (Vogue)
SSRI Ed note: Talented, artistic woman, known to have an eye for developing talent, takes many medications for depression, ultimately commits suicide by drinking weed killer.
Anti-depressants ‘led to suicide’ — (Eastbourne Herald)
$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.
Man killed himself with broken bottle — (Worcester News)