Archive for India

Cop among 5 killed in attack by ‘depressed’ man in Tripura — (The Economic Times)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed man has episode of delirium, attacks family members killing 5.
Woman drowns baby in bucket of water angry over cries of baby — (Kaumudi Online)
SSRI Ed note: Woman "under depression" drowns baby to stop her from crying.
‘He loved me so much…’: Shah Rukh Khan mourns Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise — (Free Press Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Popular Bollywood actor takes antidepressants, hangs himself, everyone shocked.
Mother Smothers 11-Month-Old Baby To Death Before Killing Self In Murder-Suicide Case — (International Business Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants smothers her 11-mo-old baby, commits suicide by jumping from building. Depression blamed.
Man who killed wife, 3 children and committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh was depressed: Police — (The Hindustan Times)
SSRI Ed note: Father who is "battling depression" kills wife, puts her in refrigerator, strangles 3 daughters, hangs himself. News reports "no foul play".
IIT graduate commits suicide before exam — (National Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Talented young IIT grad with bright future gets treated for depression, quits job at Morgan Chase, returns home, commits suicide by jumping 23 floors.
‘Life is an illusion’: RML junior doctor fighting depression found dead in Delhi flat — (Hindustan Times)
SSRI Ed note: Young doctor subjected to ECT, antidepressants feels detached, loses motivation, decides to hang himself, leaves note, role of meds not recognized.
Missing JNU Student Najeeb Ahmed Was On Anti-Depressants: Police — (Newsworld India)
SSRI Ed note: University student on antidepressants gets into altercation, goes missing, cannot be located.
The kids are not alright – What is driving teenagers in India, across socio-economic groups, to anxiety and depression? — (The Indian Express)
SSRI Ed note: Young man develops a strong crush on a popular girl, when after 5 years she rejects him he takes antidepressants, loses motivation, his excellent grades drop.
Man kills son, commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh — (
SSRI Ed note: Man kills son and himself, police are able to somehow determine from something at the murder-suicide scene to indicate "depression led to the incident."
Doctor found dead in New Delhi AIIMS, cause unknown — (Hindustan Times)
SSRI Ed note: New Delhi third-year resident doctor takes antidepressants, dies alone in room. Whether or not suicide unclear.
Thane murders: Hasnain Warekar was stuck in a huge debt of Rs 67 lakh — (
SSRI Ed note: Man, 35, taking medication for mental illness, murders 14 family members including his mom, then commits 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.
A Mother Killed Her Own Child And Dumped Her. But Its Not Totally Her Fault! — (Rise for India)
SSRI Ed note: New mother being treated for depression since birth of second daughter kills her baby and dumps her in water sump.
Did British drug death couple die in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ suicide pact? — (Daily Mail)
Probe into IIT-Bombay student’s death after fall, family says he was depressed — (Times of India)
Indian minister’s ‘mistress’: Death will haunt me — (Vancouver Desi)
SSRI Ed note: Wife of Indian mInister for external affairs Shashi Tharoor dies of antidepressant overdose.
Kolar medico dies: WAS it suicide or murder over Telangana? — (Deccan Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Medical student takes antidepressants, dies by suicide.
Don’t pop that Prozac: The rise of anti-depressant abuse in India — (First Post)
Asha Bhosle’s daughter had a troubled life — (The Times of India)
SSRI Ed note: Divorced woman loses close friend, is prescribed antidepressants, kills self on third try.
Australia’s detention frustrates Eezham Tamil to kill himself — (TamilNet)
IIT-patna girl from city leaps to death over backlogs — (Deccan Chronicle)
Depressed woman kills daughter, self — (The Times of India)
Woman jumps to her death in Rajkot — (THE TIMES OF INDIA)
24 Year Old Woman Medical Student Kills Herself
Senior Employee of Space Research Station Kills Self in his Office
19 Year Old Nursing Student Ends Her Life
Bright Student Becomes Violent: Attacks People: Mother Is a Psychiatrist
24 Year Old Catholic Nun Commits Suicide on Convent Grounds
Woman Physician Commits Suicide
Man Becomes Delusional On Lexapro: Believes He Has Leukemia: Tests are Negative
Eerie similarities with Nafisa’s death — (Times of India)
SSRI Ed note: Many parallels between Indian models, one who committed suicide in 2010, one in 2004. Both took antidepressants.
Famous Former Super Model Commits Suicide
Member of Royal Family Commits Suicide
23 Year Old Hires Gangster To Murder his Father
Professor at University Jumps From Building
Grad Student Stabs Former Haryana Director General of Police
Woman Goes Overboard on Cruise: Became Violent on Antidepressants
Senior Dalit Leader Drowns Self: Was Dalit Panthers Founding Member
Member of Indian Administrative Services Kills Self: Totally Unexpected
PRP Activist Jumps in Front of Train
Passenger Goes Berserk: Is Then Tied to his Airplane Seat
22 Year Old In India Dies During Clinical Trial for Celexa
NRI techie was bogged riding high down by slowdown—(The New Indian Express)
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Fatal fall from office roof – Police suspect suicide, family of woman hints at depression — (The Telegraph – Kolkata/Calcutta)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes antidepressant, depression worsens, she kills herself by jumping off building.
Antidepressant gives patient nightmares — (The Times of India)
SSRI Ed note: Doctor figures out that Mirtazapine / Remeron can cause terrible violent nightmares.
KEM doctor suicide: Police register dowry case against husband — (The Indian Express)
SSRI Ed note: "Cheerful" physician experiencing marital stress takes antidepressants, dies by suicide.
IITians pushed to the edge — (Times of India)
SSRI Ed note: Bright, successful engineering student prescribed antidepressants, hangs himself 2 months later.
Mom-child burnt to death — (The Sangai Express)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is victim of house fire along with her baby. No mention of how fire started.