Archive for Mental fog/spaced out – Page 2

Teen accused of killing boyfriend to stand trial as an adult — (WNDU.com)
Mother, 28, who was hooked on cannabis found hanged next to the body of her six-year-old daughter — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI 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)
TV presenter Fiona Phillips opens her heart over fear of Alzheimer's after parents' deaths — (Daily Record)
Homicide hearing: Daughter testifies to helping dad hide murder of unfaithful stepmother — (The Mercury News)
SSRI 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)
Murder trial begins — (The Andalusia Star News)
SSRI 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)
When Medicating Kids Goes Very, Very Wrong — (Blog Her)
The Real Fresh Meat: I Hallucinated For Three Weeks — (Sabotage Times)
$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.
Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)
SSRI 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)
Murder-suicide mother suffered depression, psychotic episodes, father reveals — (Sunday Telegraph)
Golf club president 'stabbed wife with thermometer' — (The Telegraph)
Defense: Stewart doesn’t remember nursing home shooting — (WRAL)
SSRI 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)
Bartlesville Woman To Stand Trial In Death Of Her Ten-Day-Old Baby — (NewsOn6.com)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
Joy for Mirjana Lucic; A Journey to Hell and Back — (Bleacher Report)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
Jessica Davies: The last seduction — (The Sunday Times)
Court overturns conviction in 2005 child neglect case — (Las Vegas Sun)
Stephen Gately: The Boyzone star’s secret life that drove him to lies, pills and depression — (Daily Mail)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
Nasty effects as patients quit drug—(The New Zealand Herald)
Man made threats towards police—(Blackpool Gazette)
Depression pill linked to suicide bids—(New zealand herald)
Mum who suffocated baby appeals for help—(The Sydney Morining Herald)
‘I'm messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
‘I’m messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
Ex-Nets star Jayson Williams possessed dangerous mix of psychiatric drugs—(Daily News)
Drunk easyJet passenger jailed—(News Guardian)
Tom and Diane Vande Burgt formed their own support group for veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, a condition that plagues Tom.—(Gazette.com)
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient’s Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)
Gettysburg College in shock over slain student—(The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
SSRI 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)
$1M bond for man accused of killing girlfriend—(Chigagobreakingnews.com)
Top cop breaks down in tears after admitting spitting beer at partner at school quiz night—(Comet 24)
Sorry for all the trouble —(The Suffolk Times)
SSRI 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)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on Prozac dies by suicide, mum Maria Bradshaw successfully lobbies to stop New Zealand regulator issuing misinformation. Psychiatrist John Werry objects.