Archive for Philippines

Helena Belmonte Dead: Latest News is That Filipino Model Had Bipolar Disorder — (The Epoch Times)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman, long-term antidepressant user, drinks alcohol, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
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.
Man Jumps to his Death
Court scraps Ilusorios vs Ilusorios cases — (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
SSRI Ed note: Feuding family members accuse each other of causing their father's death. One accusation, rejected by the court, was a charge he died from Zoloft overdose.
Ruffa admits she’s a battered wife — (ABS CBN News)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants following physical assault undergoes personality change; becomes abusive to wife, domestic violence continues to worsen.