Archive for Panic attacks

Naomi Judd Opens Up About Battle With ‘Life-Threatening’ Depression — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Popular oountry singer, long-time user of every type of antidepressant, none help,, blames "treatment resistant" depression, dies by suicide.
Supreme Court Justice Gascon attributes disappearance to depression, anxiety — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Supreme Court Justice, long-time user of antidepressants changes medications, goes missing, cannot explain his actions.
Bay Area doctor suspended after incident with patient goes viral — (SFGATE)
SSRI Ed note: ER physician unaware that benzodiazapines like Klonapin cause terrible side effects in withdrawal, fails to recognize a young man's related suffering.
Antidepressants saved me – but they made my mental health worse — (The Spectator)
SSRI Ed note: Woman suffering anxiety, dark thoughts given high doses of 3 antidepressants, terrible side effects, improves with exercise, attributes benefit to meds. Odd.
Former doctor testifies in Lypps trial: Alleged murder victim was ‘out of control’ — (The San Luis Obispo Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed woman taking Effexor, possible withdrawal from Wellbutrin, Abilify, Klonopin, dies in bathtub. Husband charged with murder, acquitted.
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.
High-speed train death accidental — (BBC NEWS)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants and tranquillizers for panic attack becomes suicidal, lies on train track, is killed, coroner does not find suicide.
Indrani ODs on sedatives, taken to JJ; is critical — (Mumbai Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Wife of prominent businessman takes antidepressants, kills daughter, goes to jail, overdoses.
Arreaga accuses victim’s wife of shooting — (The Times-Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Booze and drugs cause disaster.
Testimony focuses on drug use in Buendia attempted murder trial — (Bay News 9)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 13 drugs charged with attempted murder
The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy With Depression – Pregnant women often fear taking the antidepressants they rely on. But not treating their mental illness can be just as dangerous — (New York Times Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants (that did not cure her depression) stops when pregnant, develops irrational ideas, re-starts the A/D, jumps to here death 1 mo later.
Husband enters not guilty plea in wife’s murder — (Post-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Xanax, Zoloft and Valium, as well as sleep medication appears to have murdered his wife although he denies it and may not remember.
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.
The Chemical Imbalance Theory: Why It’s Wrong And Why You Need To Get Off Antidepressants — (The People's Chemist)
Ronnie Norman inquest: NHS could have done more for Tunbridge Wells father — (Kent and Sussex Courier)
Mother's fears over tragic Emily's prescribed drugs — (Nottingham Post)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman on antidepressant becomes anxious, withdrawn, dies by suicide, mom blames contraceptive
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)
Scots woman reveals how she overcame panic attacks which left her trapped in her own home for 10 years — (Daily Record)
Rehtaeh Parsons: Shamed into Suicide — (People)
SSRI Ed note: Despite antidepressants, teen is unable to cope with aftermath of sexual assault, commits suicide. Failure to prosecute is blamed.
Woman who fell from balcony 'feared she was under attack', inquest hears — (Your Local Guardian)
Mental healthcare concerns raised after ‘Romeo and Juliet’ couple’s deaths — (The Portsmouth News)
SSRI Ed note: Couple, woman at leasttaking antidepressants which "improved her mood", decide to die in suicide pact, text their intentions then carry them out.
JetBlue pilot's outburst: Could side effects from medications be at fault? — (CSMonitor)
‘So scared I don’t know who I am… I love you son’: Anguished note from depressed mother who died under speeding train with her three-year-old son — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Mum, 41, takes Zoloft, jumps in front of train with toddler son
Woman: Antidepressants led to suicides of relatives — (Irish Examiner)
Tetney woman was found with 30 tablets in her stomach, inquest hears — (Louth Leader)
Adult antidepressants suspected in suicides of Canadian kids — (Toronto Star)
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)
Grandmother, 50, who 'spat at and punched' flight crew blames 'medication' breakdown — (Daily Mail)
Army failed my soldier son over breakdown, claims father — (The Telegraph)
Antidepressants Starting my Panic Attacks — (MD Junction)
Hainault pensioner’s killer jailed for 21 years minimum — (The Ilford Recorder)
SSRI Ed note: GP ups dose of citalopram for man with suicidality, anxiety, panic attacks, Oct 15, 2010. Violent ideas start, in Feb murders stepdad. Med not suspected.
‘Involuntary intoxication’ defense introduced in 2004 murder case — (Daily Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man on many medications is prescribed Paxil and dose is upped as his reactions get worse. Finally he murders a client, is sentenced to 45 years.
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.
Man, 33, died on friend's sofa after drinking and medication — (Maidenhead Advertiser)
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Anti-depressants, alcohol found in suicidal woman killed by police—(Arizona Daily Star)
The Suicide Rush — (CounterPunch)
SSRI Ed note: Two Iraq Vets on Klonapin, Geodon, Clonodine, Remeron, Prozac, other meds suffer serious side effects,, attempt suicide, one succeeds.
Lawsuit blames scientist’s suicide on psychiatrist — (TradingMarkets)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes 3 SSRIs, 2 Z-drugs, 2 "antipsychotics"+ a dementia drug to physicist, he dies of drug toxicity . Hardly surprising. Wife files lawsuit.
Gunman taunted the officer he shot; Four died in attack last year in Idaho — (Seattle Pi)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants goes on shooting spree killing 4, including police officer, later shoots and kills himself.
Cortlandt slay suspect told troopers of ‘surreal’ events — (Lohud)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, amitriptyline (a tricyclic) beats fiancee to death in a fit of rage, then tries to commit suicide.
Man charged with having 9 pounds of pot — (The Portage Daily Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant expresses suicidal thoughts, threatens his friend with a gun.
Many returning soldiers become uncounted casualties of war — (KING 5 News)
SSRI Ed note: Young Iraq vet given loads of psych meds by VA, becomes suicidal, detached, uncaring, has panic attacks and nightmares, dies by suicide.
My heart feels like it will come out of my body’ — (The Times)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed CEO becomes suicidal, depression worsens on Prozac, other meds.
Lawyer: Couple robbed Colchester bank to pay medical bills — (The Norwich Bulletin)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher of the year & wife on medication for bipolar, panic, depression, no prior record, rob a bank, easily caught, "Psychiatric issues" and bills blamed.
‘Depressed’ pharmacist who attacked woman says she is sorry — (The Scotsman)
SSRI Ed note: Pharmacist on antidepressants upset over marriage breakdown attacks woman with partial sight, kicking her in the head.
Warning: giving up smoking can seriously damage your health — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Man quitting smoking has an extreme negative reaction to Zyban (bupropion, or Wellbutrin) manages to hang on and avoid disaster.
Dying for a cure — (Online Opinion)
SSRI Ed note: Journalist new mom given antidepressants, is suicidal, has panic attacks, self-harms, mental illness blamed, more meds piled on. Finally realizes ADs the cause.
‘Panic attack’ man fled scene of accident that left car a write off — (GetReading)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressant causes car crash, other driver injured, fails to stop. Arrested.
Supreme Court Rules: Psychiatrist may be sued in death — (Asbury Park Press)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac becomes suicidal and unstable. Wellbutrin added, Prozac dose upped, Lithium added. She commits suicide. Husband sues doctor.
Ranteesi deliberations set to begin today — (The Times Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil bludgeons estranged wife to death with welding jack.