Archive for Cognitive impairment

‘I was sobbing uncontrollably’: Patients say antidepressants difficult to quit — (CBC Radio)
SSRI Ed note: Two women describe the hellish experience of withdrawal after tapering off antidepressants, including the many terrible side effects.
Christopher Garnier tells murder trial Catherine Campbell asked him to choke her — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressant sees violent images, father on same med has nightmares, murders a woman during sex, cannot remember. He suspects drug, noone believes.
Driver who killed popular motorcyclist Jon ‘Panda’ Aicken in Roydon dodges jail — (Hertfordshire Mercury)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants for 4 weeks hits and kills a motorcyclist with her car, does not stop.
2degrees boss should not have been flying, report finds — (The New Zealand Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot on Cymbalta does not disclose he is taking the drug, flies plane, loses power (reason not identified), crashes into sea killing him and his wife.
Pianist Natalia Strelchenko’s husband guilty of her murder — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Abusive husband of classical pianist Natalia Strelchenko on antidepressant (+other meds), stops taking A/D by mistake, within 3 weeks kills her in fit of rage.
Kent man faces vehicular homicide charge in October death of SeaTac woman — (Kent Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Man's driving is impaired by Prozac, he runs red light and kills another driver.
N.J. cop killed in crash had booze, drugs in system — (NY Daily News)
Drug Pipe Found in Truck That Killed Four Ball Players — (Bloomberg)
SSRI Ed note: Driver taking Trazodone and Zoloft hits bus, investigation focuses on marijuana.
Woman who killed husband, son-in-law in DUI crash sentenced to 6 years — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: Devoted grandmother, 69, takes Ambien, drinks, drives SUV with grandson a passenger through her living, dining rooms killing husband and son. Gets 6 yrs.
How depression pills turned me into a zombie: This high-flying film-maker ended up needing 24-hour care after being prescribed medication she didn’t need — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Film-maker given Lexapro suffers akathisia. This is treated with Zoloft, Prozac and risperidone, she becomes a zombie until she quits the drugs.
Gaule is prime example of Shafer’s criminal behavior — (The Las Vegas Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Corrupt Public Guardian gives woman Effexor, Paxil, other psych meds so she is "incapacitated", "incoherent". Motives different but physicians do this too.
Woman died from an accidental overdose— (Lytham St. Annes Express)
SSRI Ed note: "Struggling" former nurse on fluoxetine, zopiclone, addicted to painkillers, overdoses on 4x dose morphine. Coroner assumes death accidental.
Alfred Guy Vuozzo sentenced to life for double murder at emotional hearing — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man with "history of depression" (i.e. antidepressants) at 2 loses 6-yr-old sister in car accident, years later shoots, kills son + gransdon of driver.
Dellinger Admits Guilt in Fatal I-89 Crash; ‘I Wish I Could Have That Day Over Again’ — (Valley News)
SSRI Ed note: Man withdrawing from Ambien, on Prozac and another psych med “far in excess of the normal dosage" drives across median, kills couple and unborn child.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)
Cumulative Use of Strong Anticholinergics and Incident Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study — (JAMA Internal Medicine)
Puyallup pastor struck by DUI woman while biking to help the homeless has died — (Seattle Bike Blog)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressant runs a stop sign, fatally injuring a retired pastor.
Questions remain for family following Presteigne ‘murder’ inquest — (The Brecon & Radnor Express)
SSRI Ed note: Man drinks, takes potentially fatal dose of Prozac, is found in a field with a head injury, later dies in hospital.
Anxiety Symptoms in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment Are Associated with Medial Temporal Atrophy and Predict Conversion to Alzheimer Disease — (The American Journal of Pediatric Psychiatry)
NY woman accused of killing autistic son with lethal cocktail of drugs stands Trial — (CNN/fox13now.com)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Xanax, Prozac, Ambien, Celebrex, Trexone, hydrocodone kills son in a very cruel way - forcing him to ingest drug mixture, he dies slowly, painfully.
More Pilots Using Drugs, NTSB Study Finds — (Elements Behavioural Health)
Autopsy: Woman in custody of Adams County deputy died from antidepressant drug, alcohol intoxication — (7NEWS Denver)
SSRI Ed note: Woman amitriptyline & fluoxetine dies by overdose combined with alcohol. Probable suicide. Everyone puzzled why she would do this.
DUI Defense Against Xanax, Lexapro, and Other Meds — (Florida Litigation Attorneys)
Watford woman died after taking painkillers and antidepressants in ‘tragic accident’ — (Watford Observer)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on painkillers, amitriptyline and citalopram dies of drug overdose.
Jury Finds Melissa Amber Dalton Guilty – Brevard NC — (The Transylvania Times)
Missouri Court of Appeals Decision re: Troy Marlin — (Missouri Court of Appeals Western District)
Pennsylvania woman sentenced to 3 years in daughter's death — (DelmarvaNow)
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)
Rugeley woman lay dead as children played — (Staffordshire Newsletter)
Ian Thorpe ‘admitted to rehab’ after incident with police — (Courier Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Swimming champion taking pain medication and antidepressants found disoriented.
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.
Man Charged With Murder Of Unborn Child — (ABC News 13)
Alcoholic mother of two took own life, Cumbrian inquest told — (Eskdale & Liddesdale Advertiser)
Plane crash pilot pleads not guilty — (Bonner County Daily Bee)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot taking Seroquel, Lexapro misjudges landing, causes non-fatal crash.
The many faces of bipolar disorder — (Digital Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Mum on antidepressants diagnosed bipolar (likely an A/D side effect), becomes suicidal, tries to stop meds, seeks help, shoots & kills 3 daughters and self.
Warning – Your Anti-Depressant May Induce Psychosis — (Turning Point Psychotherapy)
STATE of New Jersey v. Baum — (Leagle)
Mum warns of internet drugs after son’s death — (Melton Times)
Before his death, father of ADHD admitted it was a fictitious disease — (Natural News)
SSRI Ed note: Inventor of ADHD who profited from it, admits it is not real. Pharma has convinced public that emotional reactions are diseases, so they can sell drugs.
Mother of deceased students files wrongful death lawsuit — (The Daily Mississippian)
SSRI Ed note: Driver on Prozac crosses median, killing 2 students
Tragic death of mum from cocktail of drugs — (Dewsbury Reporter)
Husband holds 'enormous hate' for hit and run accused — (ABC News Australia)
Tragic overdose mum had history of self-harming — (Bolton News)
Marshfield man who crashed car into van died from multiple injuries – inquest — (South Wales Argus)
Is Titus Young the latest NFL player suffering from hits to the head? — (CBS Sports.com)
SSRI Ed note: Football player in withdrawal exhibits increasingly aggressive, belligerent behaviour, gets into trouble. Concussions / CTE blamed.
Sign of the times? Heywood tenant wages war on estate agents — (Manchester Evening News)
WEBB: DRUG TAKING REPORTER DIED AFTER HE WAS SEEN BRUSHING HIS TEETH IN THE STREET — (Court News U.K.)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants becomes fidgety, has mood swings, bizarre behaviour, dies of heart failure. Huntington's early onset is blamed.
Man died after car crashed into a drain — (Grimsby Telegraph)
Partner's tribute to Llangennech man after tragic drug and alcohol death — (Llanelli Star)