New study: antidepressants significantly raise the risk of suicide in the treatment of depression for adults — (Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry)Tuesday, June 25th, 2019SSRI Ed note: A 2019 study finds adults treated with antidepressants are 2.5 times more likely to attempt suicide than controls, due to effects of the drug, NOT depression.
Failing kidneys. Memory trouble. Big weight gain. The REAL legacy of a lifetime on depression pills…— (The Daily Mail)Monday, March 19th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Author sadly credits SSRIs for being productive despite her mom's negative mood influence, even while acknowledging their permanently damaging effects.
Brit mum, 41, charged with murder after her son, 8, is found ‘suffocated with a pillow’ in Australia — (The Sun)Friday, March 9th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Mom who "requires a daily dose of the antidepressant drug Effexor" suffocates her wonderful 8-yr-old son Brodie Moran, leaving his father heartbroken.
Urgent review launched into prescription pills after figures show one in 11 people take drugs they can become addicted to — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, January 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman given Effexor , does not work, GP adds Remeron, she sleeps all the time, tried to quits, has terrible withdrawal. Gov't is lobbied to stop the trend.
St. Charles man who killed twin daughters, self, sought treatment, guns — (The Daily Herald)Friday, August 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man stops his antidepressants, later starts again, buys gun. Effexor added, dose increased, one month later kills twin daughters & himself.
What happened to Lionel Desmond? An Afghanistan veteran whose war wouldn’t end — (The Globe and Mail)Thursday, January 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan vet, given Effexor, Risperdal, Zopiclone, Prazosin for PTSD, gets worse, shoots and kills his mother, wife, daughter and himself. PTSD blamed.
How Did George Michael Die? Cause Of Death For Ex-Wham! Singer Is Unknown As He Dies ‘Peacefully’ At Home — (Follow News)Sunday, December 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Singer takes zolpidem and Effexor, drives badly impaired, is convicted twice (2007 & 2010). At 53, dies in sleep at home, cause not yet known.
Former doctor testifies in Lypps trial: Alleged murder victim was ‘out of control’ — (The San Luis Obispo Tribune)Friday, October 28th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Depressed woman taking Effexor, possible withdrawal from Wellbutrin, Abilify, Klonopin, dies in bathtub. Husband charged with murder, acquitted.
Florida Court Rules Physician May Be Liable in Suicide — (Medscape)Friday, August 26th, 2016SSRI Ed note: G.P. prescribes Effexor, woman does not feel right on it, advises GP, he changes to Lexapro without seeing her, she dies by suicide. Husband sues.
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.
Study finds certain antidepressants may double suicide risk in children, adolescents — (FirstWordPharma)Thursday, January 28th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Cochrane meta analysis finds that SSRIs double risk of suicide, aggression for young people.
Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds / BMJ Article — (The Telegraph)Wednesday, January 27th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Landmark study: Pharma companies continue to lie and manipulate/misrepresent data to hide the true suicide rates of people on SSRIs.
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.
Her brain tormented her, and doctors could not understand why — (The Washington Post)Monday, September 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman given Klonopin, Ambien, Ativan, Xanax, nortiptyline, lithium, Zoloft, trazodone, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Prozac, Serzone, Paxil and Parnate finally dies.
Misty Upham: the tragic death and unscripted life of Hollywood’s rising star — (The Guardian)Tuesday, June 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Native American actress dies tragically
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.
Military will publish response to suicide probe — (Toronto Star)Saturday, March 7th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Soldier on Venlafaxine/Effexor, gabapentin, Quetiapine, Zopiclone + olanzapine changes, dies by suicide. Cdn Military conducts probe, misses obvious cause.
Pregnant woman was killed by train after doctor ‘failed to warn her an anxiety drug could cause suicidal feelings’ — (Daily Mail)Thursday, February 26th, 2015SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes Effexor to pregnant woman, had the med before, unable to cope, fails to warn. Says she is thinking of jumping in front of train, then does.
Antidepressant gets blame for bank robbery — (Winnipeg Sun)Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Man found with ‘killing kit’ after murdering ex-partner in jealous rage jailed for 22 years — (The Mirror)Wednesday, December 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man on Remeron and possibly Effexor collects a killing kit and murders his wife, who is planning to leave him. Gets prison for min 22 yrs.
People v. Ramos — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)Tuesday, August 19th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man, jealous and sad over breakup, takes Effexor and stays sad but also becomes irrational, erratic, violent and suicidal. Mental illness is blamed.
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Clowne: Ex-army man ‘took his own life’ with antidepressant overdose — (Worksop Guardian)Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Family's tribute to 'great man' who died after taking a cocktail of drugs — (GetReading)Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Utah murder appeal defense gets OK for antidepressant investigation — (Standard-Examiner)Thursday, January 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man taking Effexor for "bipolar disorder" murders his wife, is tried and convicted, wins appeal for consideration of role of medication.
Anti-depressants taken by thousands of Brits 'do NOT work', major new study reveals — (Mail Online)Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Family anguish after Long Eaton man's drug overdose death — (Nottingham Post)Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Ned Vizzini Commits Suicide, Another Victim of Depression — (Liberty Voice)Friday, December 20th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Acclaimed author prescribed Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Effexor, commits suicide.
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Prisoner on suicide watch took overdose of medicine — (Bicester Advertiser)Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)Monday, September 16th, 2013
Goodview, Minn., father pleads guilty in son's drug-related death — (Star Tribune)Saturday, June 15th, 2013
Antidepressants in Bipolar Disorder: No Benefit, Possible Harm — (Medscape Medical News)Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Unsaid Issue Behind Veteran’s Rising Suicide Rate Is Shame Based Guilt — (Veterans Today)Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
Death of woman found in Fareham river was an accident — (The Portsmouth News)Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Suicide Lawyer Skip Simpson Comments on Link Between Antidepressants and Youth Suicide — (PRWEB)Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Left Hanging: Suicide in Bridgend — (davidhealy.org)Tuesday, March 12th, 2013SSRI Ed note: David Healy makes the case that the higher-than-expected rate of hanging suicides in Bridgend are due to antidepressant-induced suicide.
Drowned in a Stream of Prescriptions — (New York Times)Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Tetney woman was found with 30 tablets in her stomach, inquest hears — (Louth Leader)Monday, January 28th, 2013
Adult antidepressants suspected in suicides of Canadian kids — (Toronto Star)Saturday, December 8th, 2012
When happy meds lead to depressing debt — (CreditCards.com)Thursday, November 29th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist notices that people on antidepressants for injuries spend money they do not have to gamble. Cases of A/D problem spending cited.
Promising student died after prescription pills overdose — (Watford Observer)Thursday, October 4th, 2012
NTSB issues report on Clarkson Valley helicopter crash — (Newsmagazine Network)Monday, October 1st, 2012