An Ex-Marine Killed Two People in Cold Blood. Should His PTSD Keep Him From Death Row? — (Mother Jones)Monday, May 2nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Former marine on antidepressants feels like he is in a game (detachment), shoots, kills estranged girlfriend and her brother, calls 911. PTSD blamed.
Ontario woman jailed for 12 years for killing elderly neighbour — (The Toronto Star)Tuesday, April 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Drug addicted woman on Zoloft stabs boyfriend, then stabs elderly neighbour, 89, 149 times, killing her during burglary. Troubled childhood blamed.
Sarah’s Story — (SSRI Stories)Thursday, March 31st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Married couple with 2 girls almost divorces due to husband's reaction to Celexa. Wife articulates perfectly the danger of SSRI impact on mental state.
Deroxat, Prozac, Effexor, Zoloft : votre antidépresseur peut-il vous rendre alcoolique? Can your antidepressant turn you into an alcoholic? — (Le Lanceur)Friday, March 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Les professeurs en France reconnaissent l'exposition de David Healy d'effets secondaires graves des ISRS.
Benz driver likely to avoid drink-driving charge (Updated) — (Bangkok Post)Saturday, March 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man from wealthy family in Lexapro speeds, causes fatal crash, refuses alcohol test.
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)Wednesday, March 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Three teenagers describe their problems, including suicidality, when they were put on antidepressants.
Citalopram is the Divorce Drug — (SurvivingAntidepressants.org)Friday, February 26th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Citalopram transforms woman, she become selfish, reckless and and uncaring, couple divorces.
The Unremembered — (The Globe and Mail)Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016SSRI 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.
Why did two parents murder their adopted child? — (The Guardian)Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman on Lorazepam adopts a baby from China, couple drugs, kills her when she is 12 because they unreasonably consider her too much trouble.
‘Beginning of an end’: Court case of La Loche shooter over after four years — (The Canadian Press)Saturday, January 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Happy, quiet" La Loche student, no record, struggles in school, suddenly obsessed with guns, school shootings, is suicidal, shoots 11, killing 4. no motive.
Indrani ODs on sedatives, taken to JJ; is critical — (Mumbai Mirror)Monday, November 23rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Wife of prominent businessman takes antidepressants, kills daughter, goes to jail, overdoses.
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)Thursday, November 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Writer on antidepressants argues with wife, leaves home, commits suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. Depression blamed.
Kimberly Wyatt saw psychiatrist for depression — (The Orangeville Banner)Tuesday, October 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Singer finds that dancing is better than medication for overcoming depression.
Accountant who fled to Appalachian Trail pleads guilty to wire fraud in Ohio embezzling case — (Access WDUN.com)Friday, October 23rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man embezzles millions, disappears.
Michael’s story: Mentally ill man attacks his family after being deserted by Pa. health care — (PennLive)Thursday, October 8th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man smokes dope, diagnosed w. schizophrenia,on neuroleptics (cause rages, apathy), isolated, attacks grandma. Antidepressants make situation much worse.
Clinton Township mother: ‘He took my baby from me’ — (Macomb Daily Trials)Friday, October 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on alcohol under legal limit, plus Prozac and Lyrica, who caused fatal accident, acquitted of impaired driving charge. Possibly suicide attempt.
Sand City shooting: Mother of dead suspect recalls son’s troubles — (Santa Cruz Sentinal)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on drug cocktail including Wellbutrin, $160K in warrants outstanding, shot and killed with her boyfriend in standoff with police outside Target store.
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)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI 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.
KATRINA BLEW HER OFF COURSE — (The Andalusia Star-News)Saturday, August 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman who was medicated throughout her childhood/teen years becomes an addict, steals, loses house, kids, gets into rehab, discovers drug free life is better.
Police: Suspect ‘calm and laughing’ after slaying — (Burlington Free Press)Monday, August 10th, 2015
Former cattle breeder shot herself in the face after suffering stress when faced with losing her farm — (Daily Mail)Wednesday, August 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Rancher under financial pressure takes antidepressant, kills herself with no warning
Allegedly mentally ill man says he’s ‘proud’ to be cop killer — (Chicago Sun-Times)Thursday, July 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, arrested for illegal drugs, goes "off script" at trial, behaves bizarrely, justifies shooting policewoman, killing another cop.
Jack Landesman’s father Cosmo wrote this heartbreaking eulogy for his son: Farewell my dear Jack — (The Mirror)Wednesday, July 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man with parents who believe he was insane and should take drugs - the legal ones, anyway - feels disconnected, dies by suicide.
Three little girls strangled to death by Pakistan father because he didn’t want to ‘waste money’ on their education — (Defender of Faith~Guardian of Truth)Tuesday, June 9th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Pakistani father takes antidepressants, carries out threat (probably previously an idle threat), to murder his three daughters.
Son ‘appeared intent on killing’ during knife attack on father: witnesses — (Soo Today)Tuesday, May 19th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18 on medication for ADHD and depression (likely a stimulant and SSRI) becomes psychotic, stabs father to death. Mental illness is blamed.
Jealous pharmacist who cut wife’s throat and then went to work given life after admitting murder — (The Mirror)Tuesday, May 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man with 4 kids takes stolen antidepressants, becomes paranoid murders wife, leaves her body and goes back to work.
8 Women Share What Happened When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drive — (The Huffington Post)Wednesday, April 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Physician urges women to stay on SSRIs despite killing their sex drive. Invokes myth that takers are happier, ignores the many serious SSRI negative effects.
Murder trial: McLinn describes killing Sasko in police interview — (Lawrence Journal-World)Wednesday, March 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman who has violent thoughts on Zoloft switched to Pristiq, they intensify, she buys, kills pet rabbit, then the man she lives with, using knife. No emotion.
Pathologist testifies at Patricia Hennessey, Nash Campbell inquest — (CBC News)Monday, March 9th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants and neuroleptic meds loses custody of her 4-yr-old son Nash, kills him and herself the night before she is to hand him over.
Chilling report details how Elliot Rodger executed murderous rampage / Elliot Rodger Report Details Long Struggle with Mental Illness — (Santa Barbara Independent)Friday, February 20th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Social misfit drugged for years on Xanax, Prozac, Paxil, plans and executes shooting at sorority house. Shoots and kills 6, wounds 14, dies by suicide.
Aurora mother tried to fix her ‘broken boy’ — (The Aurora Banner)Thursday, January 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Formerly happy kid hits rough patch, is put on Prozac, fails to bond with others/ make connections, dies by suicide. Mother shocked, does not blame Prozac.
Bright colors celebrate life of girl tossed from bridge — (USA TODAY)Wednesday, January 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, other meds acts strangely, is chased by police, stops on bridge and throws his adored daughter off it. Wife blames bipolar,
Mental health care system failed ‘low-risk’ suicide mother of two — (The Gloucestershire Review)Thursday, December 11th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac (fluoxetine) becomes suicidal, dies by suicide. Psychiatrist denies med a factor.
Surviving daughter in Port Orange family shooting wakes from coma — (Daytona Beach News-Journal)Friday, November 14th, 2014
Gaeta competent to stand trial for Jenise’s murder — (The Kitsap Sun)Friday, October 31st, 2014SSRI Ed note: Depressed teen starts antidepressants, "exhibits signs of mental illness", rapes, murders 6-yr-old girl, court decides he can be given psych meds by force.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)Tuesday, September 30th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
Psychologist casts doubt on Marsh insanity defense — (The Davis Enterprise)Sunday, September 14th, 2014SSRI 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.
NY woman accused of killing autistic son with lethal cocktail of drugs stands Trial — (CNN/fox13now.com)Saturday, September 13th, 2014SSRI 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.
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)Sunday, August 10th, 2014SSRI 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.
Katie Foreman murder: Bradley Rawlinson, Wendy Evans and Michelle Proud sentenced — (The Illawarra Mercury)Monday, July 28th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on and off antidepressants plots with lover to murder her girlfriend, they do this by burning the victim, Katherine Foreman, to death.
Man sentenced to 46 years for killing girlfriend — (The News-Gazette)Wednesday, June 18th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Chinese doctoral student with no history of violence takes antidepressants, plans, carries out torture death of former girlfriend. Totally out of character.
Police: Arson suspect upset he had to move out — (The Columbian)Monday, June 16th, 2014
Lawyer: Wayne man who fatally stabbed grandmother was under influence of Prozac — (NorthJersey.com)Wednesday, May 14th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed gradually escalating doses of Prozac murders grandmother, defence argues involuntary intoxication, is convicted, faces 10-30 years.
Murder accused mom’s notes of despair — (iol news)Wednesday, April 30th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman with three disabled children kills them, attempts suicide, first by overdosing then by cutting.
Schoolboy, 15, accused of stabbing teacher was ‘loner’ who played online video games Dark Souls and Grand Theft Auto — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, April 29th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Friends say that teen who stabbed teacher Ann Maguire to death took drugs, including antidepressants.
Highland Park woman to get hearing to decide if she can retract guilty plea to killing son — (The Star-Ledger)Thursday, April 24th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants, "history of mental illness", smothers 6-yr-old son, wants re-trial to plead mental illness as cause.
The Antidepressant Generation — (The New York Times)Thursday, April 17th, 2014
YouTube suicide note sends JCPS scrambling — (Louisville Courier-Journal)Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Colorado responds slowly to psychotropic drug use among foster kids — (The Denver Post)Sunday, April 13th, 2014