Archive for Strange dreams

Christopher Garnier tells murder trial Catherine Campbell asked him to choke her — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressant sees violent images, father on same med has nightmares, murders a woman during sex, cannot remember. He suspects drug, noone believes.
Coroner’s probe: Why did Dunedin father Edward Livingstone kill his children? — (OTAGO DAILY TIMES)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Lexapro & sleep aid has strange dreams, assaults wife, is psychotic, knows meds are cause, stops them, kills family and self. Meds not blamed.
Compulsive behaviors as a side effect of antitremor drug — (The Seattle Times)
Strange Dreams, anti-depressant side effects — (
The Real Fresh Meat: I Hallucinated For Three Weeks — (Sabotage Times)
'You Seem So Normal!' — (Huffington Post)
Briton who strangled wife in his sleep walks free; Man ‘had nightmare about burglar and woke to find he had strangled wife’ — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants has sleep disorder, stops taking medication for holiday with wife, murders her in his sleep.
Sleeping-pill defense claimed in Denver-area murder case — (The Denver Post)
A criminal update: ‘Bizarre offense? The suspect is a strange bird, ripe for TBS. And why?   Because he committed a bizarre crime’ — (deVerdieping Trouw)
SSRI Ed note: Quiet, friendly man given Effexor, in 3 days he becomes "crazy"stabs live-in girlfriend to death, also stabbed self. Experts deny drug the cause.
Sleep Violence: Antidepressant Link? — (CBS News)
SSRI Ed note: Mayo clinic teams takes 1st step toward discovering that SSRIs cause parasomnias, a phenomenon now known elsewhere.
‘Raped’ male nurse guilty of wasting police time — (The Wimbledon Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Nurse on "cocktail" of medications for depression, insomnia, has vivid dreams, thinks he was raped, later recants. Court accuses him of lying to get attention.
Victory for ‘Drug Battle’ Man — (WHTimes)
SSRI Ed note: Man finally gets free of Paxil/ Seroxat after trying to get off it for years, sue to terrible side effects. GSK denies that drug is a problem.
‘Over my dead body’ — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier, 25, traumatized by experience in Iraq is given antidepressants instead of help. He commits suicide.
Fresnan says dream led to terror threat charge — (The Fresno Bee)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Paxil unwisely tells friend about a violent dream, officials treat it as a threat.
When the Brain Disrupts the Night — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Scientists find SSRIs cause parasomnia, including R.E.M. disturbance, and linked to violence. People can be partly awake and partly asleep.
Terri Williams — (FDA HEARINGS 2004)
Top Police Officer Shot by Colleagues — (Christian vs. Eli Lilly)
SSRI Ed note: Policeman prescribed Prozac after car accident has serious problems, MD triples the dose, becomes delusional, has manic episode, is killed by fellow officers.
False memory syndrome “recanter’ tells of horror — (The Denver Post)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac for stress, therapist finds represssed memories of child abuse. QUits Prozac, "memories" disappear. 200 or so others had same experience.
Beth’s Story: The Process — (fmsf)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman on medication for stress is counselled into "remembering" a fabricated past involving abuse.
Judge Unswayed By Wife Killer’s Prozac Defense — (Post-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man with known temper stops taking Prozac, feels bad, goes back on it, becomes manic, stabs wife to death, can't believe what he did.