Archive for Asia – Page 2

Army mom: Military suicides ‘out of control’ — (Army Times)
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.
Risk of Car Accidents Up With Antidepressant Use — (HealthDay News)
Taking Prozac? Don’t drive: Pills raise risk of you having an accident by 70% — (Daily Mail)
Antidepressant use and the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in psychiatric patients: a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan — (Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology)
Military Appeals Court Senior Judge Says 2010 Suicide Attempt by Depressed Marine in Okinawa was Criminal Act — (Military Suicide Report)
Military Wives Rally Around Wife of Accused Afghanistan Shooter Robert Bales — (The Daily Beast)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier taking Zoloft, steroids, and larium prescribed by army kills 16 Afghans, does not remember, has no idea why he did it, pleads guilty.
Australia’s detention frustrates Eezham Tamil to kill himself — (TamilNet)
A mother’s call on World Suicide Prevention Day — (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
SSRI Ed note: Happy, gregarious young woman is sad, takes antidepressants, notes there is "something about them", her "perception of reality" changes, she dies by suicide.
IIT-patna girl from city leaps to death over backlogs — (Deccan Chronicle)
Attorney for suspect in double homicide raises possibility of PTSD — (The Denver Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for PSTD participates in of two murders, other offenses.
Depressed woman kills daughter, self — (The Times of India)
Woman jumps to her death in Rajkot — (THE TIMES OF INDIA)
Infanticide tragedy highlights elderly mental health care issues — (
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
Beginning of summer sees rash of violent crime incidents — (Shanghaiist)
SSRI Ed note: Bus passenger on depression medications assaults, stabs bus driver during operation of the vehicle full of passengers.
Famous Pop Singer Hangs Himself
Death of tourist at Kuredhoo Island Resort last year was accidental, finds UK inquest — (Minivan News)
S'porean doctor Chew Sung Lock, 45, dies from accidental drug overdose — (CN Tianjin)
Soldier faces international scrutiny, death penalty — (The Post Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier sees 8 in his unit killed incl 2 friends, given Zoloft, Trazadone, becomes delusional, shoots prisoner, diagnosed schizophrenic, court marshalled.
Mother Kills 5 Year Old Daughter and Herself
Bright Student Becomes Violent: Attacks People: Mother Is a Psychiatrist
Painkiller death was misadventure — (South China Morning Post)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in hospital for overdose of antidepressants given fentanyl for back pain. She overdoses and dies from the painkiller. Son sues.
Man Jumps to his Death
Man Stabs Store Owner: Antidepressant Side-Effects Cited
24 Year Old Catholic Nun Commits Suicide on Convent Grounds
Son Murders his Mother
Woman Physician Commits Suicide
Man Becomes Delusional On Lexapro: Believes He Has Leukemia: Tests are Negative
17 Year Old College Coed Commits Suicide
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
University Students Commits Suicide
Member of Royal Family Commits Suicide
23 Year Old Hires Gangster To Murder his Father
Paxil Is BeingTested on 7 Year Olds Despite FDA Black Box Warning for Suicidality
+Man's Condition Worsens on SSRIs Which Are Popular in China: May be Apropos to School Stabbings
Singaporean man denies supplying drugs to student — (The Straits Times)
SSRI Ed note: Exchange student in Singapore takes Xanax, Sertraline, OxyContin, Ambien and GHB (the "date rape" drug), dies from combination.
Famous Actress' Brother Kills Self: Had Signed a Contract for Local TV
Professor at University Jumps From Building
Research Professor at University Commits Suicide
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
Tormented mom told carers `she was ready to kill’ –
SSRI Ed note: Divorcee on antidepressants and sleeping drugs for two weeks strangles her son and daughter, kills herself.
PRP Activist Jumps in Front of Train
Passenger Goes Berserk: Is Then Tied to his Airplane Seat