Archive for Hallucinations

Man who stabbed two students in Abbotsford, B.C., found criminally responsible — (MSN.com)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal man treated for depression, personbality disorder randomly stabs 2 strangers. Court finds him CR, never asks about potential role of medications.
Mom suspected of killing 3 children suffered from paranoia, delusions, partner alleges ‘She is not taking care of herself and has lost touch with reality. She is extremely paranoid and acts impulsively and erratically,’ claimed the children’s father — (Los Angeles Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman suffering postpartum depression quits therapy, stops taking prescribed meds, becomes paranoid, delusional, stabs her 3 children to death.
Missing Person — SOLVED: Larry Ely Murillo Moncada — (Iowa Cold Cases)
SSRI Ed note: Man appears disoriented, GP prescribes antidepressants, he is instantly paranoid, hallucinates, acts irrationally, disappears, body discovered 10 yrs later.
Devon Erickson, 1 Of 2 Suspects Charged In Shooting At STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting — (4 CBS Denver)
SSRI Ed note: 2 students, one transgender, on Zoloft, Xanax, Abilify,gawd knows what else plan a school shooting, are thwarted early in attack. Found guilty as adults.
Dakota Theriot’s ex-wife, experts wonder if early mental health treatment would have helped alleged killer — (The Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes psych drugs on and off for years, suffers severe throught disturbance, kills 5 family members, nobody suspects meds caused his extreme decline.
George Acres death: Mother of seven-year-old pleads insanity — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes various meds including antidepressants to woman with pain. she dislikes "antipsychotics", stops them. Restarts meds, kills son shortly after.
Mentally ill man allegedly stabbed shopper to death after ‘exchanging words’ outside store — (Devon Live)
SSRI Ed note: Happily married man gets mental health treatment, condition deteriorates, stops medication, suffers delusions, stabs stranger to death. Mental illness blamed.
‘Schizophrenic’ dad admits suffocating wife and drowning their two children in bath but denies murder ‘on grounds of diminished responsibility’ — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man given diazepam for anxiety, paranoia becomes dramatically worse, psychotic, murders wife, 2 kids. Schizophrenia blamed.
Man accused of stabbing Dr. Reddy in court for preliminary hearing — (KSN.com)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psych med tells psychiatrist he has thoughts of killing him, then stabs him to death 167 times, runs him over with vehicle. Charged with murder.
Mother accused of stabbing 4 children, husband to death — (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
SSRI Ed note: "Loving mother, wife", "depressed" over father's death, starts to behave bizarrely, murders husband and 4 "great and happy" kids. No motive. Antidepressants?
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4  WCMH TV)
SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Ghostbusters II Baby Oscar Actor and John Denver’s Nephew Dead of Apparent Suicide After Battle with Mental Illness — (People)
SSRI Ed note: "Upbeat, healthy, witty, kind, outgoing" man, 29, given psych drugs that "took a toll on his personality", dies by suicide, schizoaffective disorder blamed.
Hannah Leflar’s killer has ‘psychopathic tendencies,’ expert testifies — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, prescribed antidepressants, has hallucinations that continue after he stops meds. executes plan to kill ex-girlfriend. Diagnosed a psychopath.
Man Charged With Murder in Death of Emergency Worker in the Bronx — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man intoxicated on psychiatric and illegal drugs, semi-delirious, hijacks an ambulance, runs over EMT, killing her. Lawyer blames mental illness.
Family: Shooting suspect ‘lost his mind’ after tour in Iraq — (CBS Miami)
SSRI Ed note: Iraq vet feels bad, gets psychiatric treatment, "loses his mind", has hallucinations, hopitalized, released, opens fire at airpost killing 5, wounding 8.
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas Police Officers showed PTSD symptoms, documents show — (The Los Angeles Times)
SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan vet suffers PTSD, V.A. prescribes antidepressant and anti-anxiety meds, he shoots and kills 5 police officers.
What happened to Rohinie Bisesar? — (Toronto Life)
SSRI Ed note: Ambitious young woman from repressive family can't find "suitable" work, is hospitalized, diagnosed, drugged, stops meds, stabs a random woman to death.
Scientist beheaded by her husband to ‘protect her from dancers on The X Factor’ — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Delirious man kills and beheads wife, kills dog. Problems (depression, paranoid schizophrenia) began after accident. Odds that meds responsible close to 100%.
Michael’s story: Mentally ill man attacks his family after being deserted by Pa. health care — (PennLive)
SSRI Ed note: Young man smokes dope, diagnosed w. schizophrenia,on neuroleptics (cause rages, apathy), isolated, attacks grandma. Antidepressants make situation much worse.
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.
Mark Haslett sentenced to eight years for killing his whistling roommate — (Ottawa Citizen)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from neuroleptic, antidepressant medication has paranoid delusions, triggers rage, stabs and kills roommate. Mental illness blamed.
Antidepressant gets blame for bank robbery — (Winnipeg Sun)
Mental health in the NHS: ‘My son wanted to die; we begged for help but there was none’ — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Bullied teen given antidepressants gets dramatically worse, suicidal, has hallucinations, panic attacks, night terrors, dies by suicide. Depression blamed.
Magnotta complained of hearing voices, being stalked, doctor testifies — (The Globe and Mail)
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.
Don’t be quick to judge mental illness, says Nicholas Layman’s family — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, diagnosed with depression does not take his medication "properly", has psychotic episode, stabs 11-yr old. Mental illness is blamed.
Popular East Devon teenager who died after standing in front of a train was suffering from depression, inquest hears — (Exeter Express and Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Popular teen forced to take antipsychotics, antidepressants which make his condition worse, cause his to attempt suiciide, parents never advised.
Family pays tributes to Gail McKinney, 16, from Great Shelford, who took her own life — (Cambridge News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen given Prozac for bullying, night terrors feels worse on it, asks for prescription change. GP agrees to change but she commits suicide before he sees her.
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.
Postnatal depression horror: “I gave birth… then began to hallucinate about death” — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: New mom, extremely anxious and afraid is prescribed antidepressants. She gets manic and then psychotic, is taken off the A/D and given neuroleptic.
San Antonio Police Have Radical Approach To Mental Illness: Treat It — (Kaiser Health News)
SSRI Ed note: Police Department discovers that talking to people instead of killing them has a number of advantages.
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.
Suspect in Seattle Pacific killing had well-documented demons — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: "Funny, sociable, well-adjusted" man with alcohol problem quits drinking, takes Prozac and Risperdal for problems, shoots 4 at university, killing one.
LEGEBOKOFF TRIAL: Loren Leslie not suicidal, say parents — (Prince George Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 12, treated for self-harm becomes delusional, PTSD, given Zoloft, diagnosed bipolar, overdoses. Murdered at 15, parents insist not suicidal.
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, Lunesta
SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
Prozac Lawsuits — (Drug Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Article describes a number of lawsuits with common theme Eli Lilly failed to warn about serious side effects.
Defence says side effects from smoke meds caused outburst — (Winnipeg Sun)
Medics criticised by inquest expert over Bridgnorth man's death — (Shropshire Star)
‘My son is mentally ill so listen up’ — (CNN)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, drugged at 10 following bad reaction to loss of step-dad, has hallucinations, violent thoughts, gets more drugs, more problems. Mental illness blamed.
Kapsik guilty of second-degree murder — (Winnipeg Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 12 drugs with no history of domestic violence murders wife, has no explanation
Clyde Auditorium death: Security guard says he killed Thai woman but denies murder — (Daily Record)
SSRI Ed note: Security guard in withdrawal from A/D bludgeons woman to death in toilet with fire extinguisher, cannot recall, blames mental illness. Found guilty.
Open verdict on Clayton man who took overdose after death of wife — (Telegraph and Argus)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants when wife gets cancer, overdoses several times, takes fatal dose after she dies.
Killing of Natalie Walker ‘could have been prevented’ — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man with problem temper, history of taking antidepressants has poor self control, bad temper, prescribed antidepressants, gets dramatically worse, kills wife.
Warning – Your Anti-Depressant May Induce Psychosis — (Turning Point Psychotherapy)
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.
Freefall into Madness: The Fresno County Jail’s Barbaric Treatment of the Mentally Ill — (Community Alliance)
SSRI Ed note: Inmate given Prozac becomes extremely suicidal, cuts and tries to drown himself. Other inmates suffer withdrawal from various meds, mistaken for relapse.
North Bellmore man suffering from hallucinations kills wife, self — (Bellmore Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts taking antidepressants, shortly after begins to suffer hallucinations, shoots and kills his wife and himself.
THE DEATH OF FRANCES MCKEOWN — (Report By The Prisoner Ombudsmanfor Northern Ireland)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal prisoner on Prozac has violent thoughts, takes Trazodone, commits suicide.
‘Body in boot’ murder trial: Mental illness ‘could have been key’ — (Coventry Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal man takes antidepressants, experiences delirium-psychosis, kills woman he lives with.
A Startling Cause of Misdiagnosed Dementia — (aplaceformom.com)