Teen accused of killing boyfriend to stand trial as an adult — (WNDU.com)Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Mother, 28, who was hooked on cannabis found hanged next to the body of her six-year-old daughter — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, May 1st, 2012SSRI Ed note: Woman starts antidepressants & sleeping pills in fall, feels suicidal, "numb" and "soulless", kills daughter, hangs herself in June. Cannabis use blamed.
Out of my mind. Driven to drink — (DavidHealy.org)Thursday, March 15th, 2012
TV presenter Fiona Phillips opens her heart over fear of Alzheimer's after parents' deaths — (Daily Record)Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Homicide hearing: Daughter testifies to helping dad hide murder of unfaithful stepmother — (The Mercury News)Tuesday, January 17th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Woman on drugs including Zoloft, helps her Dad cover up the murder of her step-mother, helps dispose of body.
Jury finds Christopher Thompson guilty of second degree murder — (Waukon Standard)Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Murder trial begins — (The Andalusia Star News)Tuesday, November 15th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on various meds including Lexapro drives recklessly, kills 2, charged with homicide.
Depression-hit David swaps pills for push-ups — (Northumberland Gazette)Thursday, November 10th, 2011
When Medicating Kids Goes Very, Very Wrong — (Blog Her)Monday, October 31st, 2011
The Real Fresh Meat: I Hallucinated For Three Weeks — (Sabotage Times)Monday, October 10th, 2011
$3.02M Verdict In Paxil case — (Albuquerque Journal News)Wednesday, October 5th, 2011SSRI 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.
Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)Monday, October 3rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man who tried to get help for depression but medication "didn't work" goes on rampage, killing 7, finally dies shooting self in head.
Cosco Busan owners, operators agree to $44 million settlement for oil spill — (GantDaily)Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Murder-suicide mother suffered depression, psychotic episodes, father reveals — (Sunday Telegraph)Sunday, September 11th, 2011
Golf club president 'stabbed wife with thermometer' — (The Telegraph)Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Defense: Stewart doesn’t remember nursing home shooting — (WRAL)Monday, August 1st, 2011SSRI Ed note: Nurse prescribes man, 46, Lexapro, Xanax, Ambien. 2 days later he shoots 11 nursing home residents in a zombie-like state, 8 die. He gets life.
Logan mom pleads guilty to drugging daughters — (4Utah.com)Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
Bartlesville Woman To Stand Trial In Death Of Her Ten-Day-Old Baby — (NewsOn6.com)Thursday, March 10th, 2011SSRI Ed note: New mom on many medications including antidepressants puts baby in washing machine, baby drowns. Mom charged. Mental state an issue.
Carrie Fisher – Fisher: ‘I Didn’t Know Who I Was After Six Days Of Insomnia’ — (Contactmusic.com)Wednesday, February 16th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Actress who is given antidepressants remains depressed, struggles with addiction and other problems, dies at 60.
Bob Ward murder case: Diane Ward ingested many anti-depressant drugs, defense expert says — (Orlando Sentinel)Thursday, February 3rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Wife of millionaire, on high doses of Celexa & Trazodone, dies from gunshot. Husband claims he tried to stop suicide, is convicted of murder.
Coroner calls for urgent anti-depressant inquiry after doctor blames drug for mother’s suicide — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, December 7th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Citalopram makes depressed woman's condition worse, doctor ups dose and she hangs herself.
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Joy for Mirjana Lucic; A Journey to Hell and Back — (Bleacher Report)Thursday, September 16th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Up and coming tennis player a force to be reckoned with until she takes Wellbutrin.
NOLAN v. STATE — (Court of Appeals of Mississippi)Wednesday, May 26th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil does badly, Doc switches him to Zoloft, adds Klonapin and Seroquel when he becomes psychotic. Man then kills his father.
Rocker battles depression by sharing hope, passion — (The Columbus Dispatch)Thursday, April 15th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Musician on Paxil has meltdown on airplane, does not remember, gets diagnosed bipolar, prescribed antipsychotic. SSRI not suspected.
Singaporean man denies supplying drugs to student — (The Straits Times)Sunday, April 11th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Exchange student in Singapore takes Xanax, Sertraline, OxyContin, Ambien and GHB (the "date rape" drug), dies from combination.
Are Veterans Being Given Deadly Cocktails to Treat PTSD? — (Alternet)Saturday, March 6th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Veteran, drugged into stupor with Paxil, Klonapin and Seroquel develops serious health problems from his prescribed meds, then dies from their effects.
193 — (Texas Monthly)Monday, February 15th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Woman given antidepressant for postpartum depression, her husband often prevents her taking it, she stabs him to death, 193 times.
Army officer blames medication mixup for shoplifting incident — (USA TODAY)Monday, January 18th, 2010
Jessica Davies: The last seduction — (The Sunday Times)Saturday, January 16th, 2010
Court overturns conviction in 2005 child neglect case — (Las Vegas Sun)Friday, January 15th, 2010
Stephen Gately: The Boyzone star’s secret life that drove him to lies, pills and depression — (Daily Mail)Sunday, October 11th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Boyzone member becomes zombie on antidepressants, claims he feels no emotion on them, dies prematurely.
A Combat Soldier on Death Row? — (Salem-News)Tuesday, July 28th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Soldier has bad reaction to meds issued by V.A., Paxil, Zoloft, & Clonazepam sent home suffering PTSD, kills 2, injures 1 thinking them "hostiles", gets life.
Chief Sims ordeal continues — (Richmond Daily News)Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Nasty effects as patients quit drug—(The New Zealand Herald)Friday, June 5th, 2009
Man made threats towards police—(Blackpool Gazette)Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
Mum who suffocated baby appeals for help—(The Sydney Morining Herald)Tuesday, May 19th, 2009
Ex-Nets star Jayson Williams possessed dangerous mix of psychiatric drugs—(Daily News)Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
Drunk easyJet passenger jailed—(News Guardian)Tuesday, April 14th, 2009
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient’s Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)Saturday, April 11th, 2009
Gettysburg College in shock over slain student—(The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)Saturday, April 11th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Student, "nice guy" in Zoloft withdrawal murders girlfriend, no motive.
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient's Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)Saturday, April 11th, 2009
$1M bond for man accused of killing girlfriend—(Chigagobreakingnews.com)Saturday, April 11th, 2009
Sorry for all the trouble —(The Suffolk Times)Thursday, April 2nd, 2009SSRI Ed note: (Another) veteran addicted to psych meds including Venlafaxine, Xanax, exhibits erratic behaviour, commits multiple felonies, withdrawal even worse.
About-face on drug danger advice—(The New Zealand Herald)Thursday, March 19th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Teen on Prozac dies by suicide, mum Maria Bradshaw successfully lobbies to stop New Zealand regulator issuing misinformation. Psychiatrist John Werry objects.