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.
The Quebec [Mosque] attack: The accused was being treated for anxiety and alcohol problems — (Actualité, Journal de Quebec)Monday, February 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on SSRIs since teens develops alcohol problems, violent thoughts, starts Paxil in Jan 2017, two weeks later shoots, kills 6 at mosque, cannot explain why.
Antidepressants Linked to Bone Fractures in Menopausal Women – Shorter treatment duration may lower risk, investigators found — (Medpage Today)Thursday, June 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Study in the journal "Injury Prevention" shows women who take SSRIs to treat menopausal symptoms 76% more likely to suffer a bone fracture/break.
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.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Unsaid Issue Behind Veteran’s Rising Suicide Rate Is Shame Based Guilt — (Veterans Today)Thursday, May 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.
People who take antidepressants are ‘50% more likely to be convicted of assault’ — (The Daily Mail)Saturday, September 15th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Study finds that young people taking SSRIs are twice as likely to commit violent crimes, and more likely to abuse alcohol.
Nobel prize winner points to dangers involving psychotropic drugs—(Pr-inside.com)Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
Antidepressant labels to carry new warning of life-threatening side effect — (The Los Angeles Times)Thursday, February 5th, 2009SSRI Ed note: In 2009, the FDA required warning that antidepressantcs can cause NMS,, an uncommon but deadly side effect. Made no difference to public awareness.
Top Stories of 2008: Crime and tragedy: Parents killed — (The News Herald)Friday, January 2nd, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds becomes delusional, shoots and kills parents who support him. Mental illness blamed.
Being unique is a disorder — (Sydney Morning Herald)Thursday, September 4th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Sexual problems, gambling, stealing, anger mgt, compulsive shopping are now disorders to be managed by drugs. But antidepressants can cause them.
Teenage Depression / Tackling Depression — (Hinduism Today)Saturday, September 1st, 2007SSRI Ed note: Indian physician explains why he recommends against prescribing antidepressants to young people.
Inquest: Lord’s son’s death was suicideSunday, July 1st, 2007SSRI Ed note: Gifted young man unmotivated, GP gives Luvox, suicidal ideas begin, starts to drink, dies by suicide. Dr Andrew Herxheimer testifies re: SSRIs at inquest.
Camp checklist: Sunscreen, bug spray, and Zoloft — (The Rutland Herald)Sunday, July 16th, 2006SSRI Ed note: One third of kids sent to camp are on psychoactive meds in 2006. One 11-yr-old child gets Concerta, Clonidine and Wellbutrin.
The challenges of special education — (The Freeport Journal Standard)Sunday, January 29th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Docs create "bipolar" in boy, 8, with stimulants and Luvox. He begs to get off meds; they make things worse. Special needs blamed.
DOE v. SOLVAY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. — (United States District Court, D. Maine)Tuesday, December 21st, 2004SSRI Ed note: Lawsuit against Luvox manufacturer fails; court does not believe woman's claim of terrible side effects, and co was compliant with law and FDA requirements.
Havel v. Chapek — (OHIO COURT OF APPEALS)Thursday, May 16th, 2002
Killer cop was treated by drug-addicted therapist — (Asbury Park Press)Monday, April 22nd, 2002SSRI Ed note: Policeman prescribed Luvox and other psychotropic meds goes on shooting spree, shoots and kills 5 neighbors, tries to kill chief, then kills himself.
Prozac’s House of Horrors — (Idaho Observer)Sunday, April 1st, 2001
The Downsides of Prozac — (Harvard Magazine)Thursday, June 1st, 2000SSRI Ed note: Glenmullen explains the phenomenon of SSRIs giving a temporary mood boost to some, the effects wearing off, and the taker being left more depressed.
MEDICINES FOR THE MIND — (The Washington Times)Sunday, May 7th, 2000
Medicines for teens backfire — (The Cincinnati Post)Tuesday, April 18th, 2000SSRI Ed note: Honour student and Boy Scout, 15, takes SSRI and turns on parents with shotgun, killing his Dad.
Suicides blamed on SSRI drugs — (Eastern Arizona Courier)Wednesday, January 12th, 2000
Be on the alert for antidepressants with unhappy side effects — (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)Monday, December 20th, 1999
Massacre at Columbine high – Bloodbath leaves 15 dead, 28 hurt — (The Denver Post)Wednesday, April 21st, 1999SSRI Ed note: Columbine massacre: 2 students plan and execute a 4-hour attack at their school, killing 15 students, wounding 28 others. Both commit suicide.
RAMPAGE IN CONNECTICUT: THE OVERVIEW; Connecticut Lottery Worker Kills 4 Bosses, Then Himself — (New York Times)Saturday, March 7th, 1998SSRI Ed note: Man on Luvox shoots and kills 4 people at Lottery office, then turns gun on himself.
NEW CASE MAY COST KEVORKIAN; PROSECUTOR SEES LOSS OF SYMPATHY — (Boston Globe)Monday, August 19th, 1996
Shooting reaps 17-year sentence — (St. Petersburg Times)Friday, July 23rd, 1993SSRI Ed note: Man participating in Luvox trial drinks, suffers a delusion, kills a man who dated his wife, blames the med. Deceased's father wants him locked up forever.
The Scourge of Prozac — (Steel Horse)Monday, October 14th, 1991SSRI Ed note: Physician provides excellent description of how SSRIs can compel ordinary kids to commit monstrous crimes.