NYC mom in suicide plunge that killed daughter was weaning off medication — (The New York Post)Monday, January 11th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Loving mom given Trazodone, Klonapin, sleep aid following marriage breakdown hates drug effects, tries to wean off, dies in murder-suicide with daughter, 5.
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.
Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week — (Global News)Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Rescued man, "no criminal record", "never been in trouble with police" charged with assault, administering "noxious" Trazodone. Wife blames strain and trauma.
Parents charged in death of preschooler with Newark ties — (The Newark Post)Wednesday, February 8th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Trazadone, Seroquel gives them daily to his young son, 4, until the boy dies.
1 in 6 US adults say they have taken psychiatric drugs, report says — (The Bennington Banner)Monday, December 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Study finds that 12% of Americans - more than 1 in 8 - over age 18 are on antidepressants, most of them long term.
Overdose death of toddler is 4th this year — (The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinal)Sunday, October 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Girl, 2, dies of oxycodone, Trazodone. Father has a spill story for the painkiller but does not explain how she came to ingest the antidepressant.
Lawyers for Molly Martens make new claims in Corbett murder case — (Evoke.ie)Friday, April 15th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Wife claims that husband on alcohol & Trazodone, attacked her in a rage, she + Dad killed him in self-defence. Jury rejects possibility, she gets 25 years.
Motive remains a mystery as police close case of Oakland quadruple homicide-suicide — (Portland Press-Herald)Tuesday, January 5th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man taking citalopram, trazodone and various other drugs kills 3. Officials are puzzled about motive. Mental illness is blamed.
Drug Pipe Found in Truck That Killed Four Ball Players — (Bloomberg)Thursday, November 19th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Driver taking Trazodone and Zoloft hits bus, investigation focuses on marijuana.
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.
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.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (Justia.com)Sunday, February 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Contra Costa County foster youth’s mysterious death under investigation — (San Jose Mercury News)Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Pennsylvania ex-Marine shot ex-wife, ‘chopped’ her family, poisoned himself: autopsies — (New York Daily News)Wednesday, December 24th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man on Trazodone, Risperidone and other medication, in custody dispute, kills ex-wife, 5 of her relatives and himself.
Should Suicidal Students Be Forced to Leave Campus? — (The New Yorker)Monday, December 1st, 2014SSRI Ed note: University forces student to leave campus, drop out of program because of suicide attempt. This outrageous practice is sadly common.
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Man charged in death of girlfriend's baby; child had mom's antidepressants in her system — (The Republic)Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Together We Can Stomp Out Antidepressant Induced Suicide And Violence — (JonnysLaw.org)Monday, March 10th, 2014
Litany of drugs, ammo and ID's seized from slain attorney's Uptown Dallas condo — (CultureMap Dallas)Monday, January 6th, 2014
Navy Yard shooter was defense contractor; 13 killed in rampage — (Associated Press)Monday, September 16th, 2013SSRI Ed note: "Navy Yard" Shooter on Trazodone prescribed by Veteran's Affairs goes on shooting rampage killing 13 people, including himself. No motive identified.
Prescribed Drugs 'To Blame Over Spate Of Violence Among US Soldiers' — (The Telegraph)Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
News brief: Centralia standoff target’s cause of death concluded to be suicide — (Lewis County Sirens)Wednesday, March 27th, 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.
Resigned Detention Deputy Arrested After Investigation — (Polk County Sheriff's Office)Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
THE DEATH OF FRANCES MCKEOWN — (Report By The Prisoner Ombudsmanfor Northern Ireland)Thursday, November 22nd, 2012SSRI Ed note: Suicidal prisoner on Prozac has violent thoughts, takes Trazodone, commits suicide.
Depression meds found in Accent Signage shooter’s home, police say — (MPR NEWS)Monday, October 8th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Introverted, "laid back guy" on Mirtazapine, Trazodone, Temazepam, buys gun, ammo, is fired, shoots, kills 5, at work then self. Mental illness blamed.
Mother Forgives Husband For Stabbing Their Twin Daughters To Death While Driven Crazy By Prozac And Is Fighting To Have Him Freed From Jail — (Daily Mail)Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012SSRI Ed note: Loving father in Paxil withdrawal, on Ambien, Trazadone, Prozac and Lunesta, kills his twin daughters, pleads guilty to avoid the death penalty.
Mary Kennedy Death — (TMZ)Thursday, May 17th, 2012
Plane Crash Victim Was Sioux Falls Doctor — (Keloland.com)Thursday, March 29th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Pilot on fluoxetine (Prozac) and Trazodone fails to land plane properly and is killed.
Kim Richards Spills the Beans on Her Drug Issues—(Gather)Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
Trial Begins For Okmulgee Woman Charged With Death Of Child — (Newson6.com)Monday, October 31st, 2011SSRI Ed note: Girl, 3, moved from stable foster home to Creek Nation tribal home where new foster mom, on Trazodone, murders her after just one day, gets 4 years.
Ex-wife feared Seal Beach suspect as unbalanced — (CBS News)Friday, October 14th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on trazodone and topamax, in custody dispute with estranged wife, shoots her and 8 others at her salon, killing her and 7 others.
Antidepressant Risk for Seniors Varies by Class — (MedPage)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Logan mom pleads guilty to drugging daughters — (4Utah.com)Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
Antidepressant use and risk of adverse outcomes in older people — (BMJ) / Murder-suicides in Elderly Rise — (WebMD)Monday, June 13th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Study finds risk rises significantly with use of antidepressants, higher with SSRIs than tricyclics. Murder-suicides in elderly up as rate of A/D use rises.
Westminster DUI Lawyer May is charged with DUI — (Wenatchee World)Wednesday, June 8th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on clonazepam, Effexor and Trazodone causes serious car crash, cannot remember, behaves strangely.
Brother’s Keeper: One Family, Two Suicides — (Alicia Patterson Foundation)Thursday, May 5th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Talented, studious teen, sad over brother's death given Prozac, Paxil, Klonopin, Lorazepam, and Trazadone. He commits suicide.
Soldier faces international scrutiny, death penalty — (The Post Chronicle)Thursday, February 24th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Soldier sees 8 in his unit killed incl 2 friends, given Zoloft, Trazadone, becomes delusional, shoots prisoner, diagnosed schizophrenic, court marshalled.
Bob Ward murder case: Diane Ward ingested many anti-depressant drugs, defense expert says — (Orlando Sentinel)Thursday, February 3rd, 2011SSRI 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.
Simon Monjack Autopsy Report: Cause of Death Oddly Similar to Wife Brittany — (Gather News)Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
Eric Jasinski jailed for not deploying to Iraq — (Courage to Resist Newsletter)Thursday, April 1st, 2010SSRI Ed note: Soldier given trazodone and Zoloft for PTSD told to deploy to Iraq, he refusesF.
Pilots in crash may have been impaired — (Tulsa World)Thursday, March 4th, 2010
Man kills father under influence of prescription antidepressant — (Kennebec Journal)Saturday, October 31st, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man resists Trazodone says it's dangerous, makes him violent, he is ignored, injected. Has psychotic episode, kills father, assaults mother. Found guilty.
The Last Tour – A decorated marine’s war within — (The New Yorker)Monday, September 29th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Brothers, one a decorated veteran marine, on trazodone and Zoloft for PTSD, die by suicide.
Michael TAYLOR v. STATE of Missouri — (FindLaw)Tuesday, August 26th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Inmate given psych drugs as child rapes, drowns classmate at 15. Given Trazodone, kills a fellow inmate while delirious the next year. Mental illness blamed.