Archive for Europe

‘WORST OF TRAGEDIES’ Baby found dead at Dublin home after mum’s body discovered at M50 — (Sunday World)
SSRI Ed note: New mom, a nurse,"understood to have been suffering from post-natal depression" (which means antidepressants) kills 7-mo -old son, herself.
Chantal Ackerman: My Mother Laughs review – too umbilically linked? A moving record of the complex relations between mother and daughter— (The Arts Desk)
SSRI Ed note: Talented filmmaker suffers depression, is hospitalized and medicated, admits to thoughts of suicide, ultimately kills herself.
Boy, 15, who attempted to murder woman he met online exposed to extreme porn from young age — (The Irish Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Teen put on Prozac has energy surge, develops serious violent thoughts, attempts to murder a woman he meets online. Parents realize the SSRI is the problem.
Eritrean Migrant Held on Murder Charge Over Railway Death of Child Has ‘Psychiatric Problems’ — (Breitbart)
SSRI Ed note: "Model" refugee off work, gets psychiatric help, becomes delusional, violent, threatens neighbor, kills child. All are surprised. Then diagnosed schizophrenic.
New health alert over antidepressants as study finds a ‘rare but serious’ risk of suicide for patients on pills — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: 2019 Study "discovers" what 20+ yrs of research clearly shows - people on SSRI antidepressants are 2.5 times more likely than others to attempt suicide.
Travels with Anthony Bourdain — (The New Yorker)
Dutch Court Rules for Plaintiff – Seroxat (Paxil) Psychological Damage — (Bob Fiddaman Blog)
SSRI Ed note: GP puts 14-yr-old boy on high dose of Seroxat after father dies. He attempts suicide 6 times, becomes hostile, emotions dull. As adult he sues GSK, wins.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)
SSRI Ed note: Performer stressed by split with husband gets psychiatric medication for depression, bipolar, has air rage incident (no alcohol), in Jan 2018 "dies suddenly".
Haunting Instagram diary of girl, 11, who detailed plan to die before suicide — (News Corp Australia Network)
SSRI Ed note: Girl unhappy with her appearance keeps a suicide diary and a stash of unnamed medication, self-harms, plans and executes suicide.
Mother ‘smothered her five-month-old son after having a blazing row with her husband during a holiday on the south of France’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman treated in U.K. hospital for depression, no history of violence, goes on holiday, starts to behave erratically, is argumentative, kills her baby.
Domestic violence, mental illness and drug abuse: The tragic lives of children in care who died — (the journal.ie)
SSRI Ed note: Of 13 young Tulsa "clients" who died, 4 were natural causes, 8 suicides, 1 overdose. No mention of psych meds, likely a factor in most of the deaths.
Afghan, 16, arrested in connection with Munich shootings — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: No ISIS, no politics, just a teen with no history of trouble taking medication for anxiety, depression, behind Munich shootings that killed 9.
Nice attack: What we know about Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Nice, France: man on antidepressants, not religious or a terrorist, kills more than 80 people with his truck on Bastille day. Police shoot and kill him.
Deroxat, Prozac, Effexor, Zoloft : votre antidépresseur peut-il vous rendre alcoolique? Can your antidepressant turn you into an alcoholic? — (Le Lanceur)
SSRI Ed note: Les professeurs en France reconnaissent l'exposition de David Healy d'effets secondaires graves des ISRS.
Why did two parents murder their adopted child? — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Lorazepam adopts a baby from China, couple drugs, kills her when she is 12 because they unreasonably consider her too much trouble.
Study finds certain antidepressants may double suicide risk in children, adolescents — (FirstWordPharma)
SSRI Ed note: Cochrane meta analysis finds that SSRIs double risk of suicide, aggression for young people.
French school teacher had attended psychiatric unit before Alps avalanche tragedy — (International Business Times)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher takes pupils on ski trip, takes them to a black slope closed due to avalanche warning, 3 die
MEDICAL HOLOCAUST: PSYCH DRUGS HAVE KILLED MORE THAN 5 MILLION PEOPLE OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS — (Nordic Cochrane Centre)
SSRI Ed note: Study in BMJ reveals horrific truth about psych meds, incl. antidepressants. No lasting or significant benefit, cause serious harm in long run, kill > 500K/yr.
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)
SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
Strafrechtelijke bijwerkingen: Verhoogde kans tot het begaan van een moord? Criminal side effects [of paroxetine]: increased chance of committing a murder? — (Criminal side effects: increased chance of committing a murder?)
SSRI Ed note: Two Dutch cases of murders in which paroxetine (Seroxat, Paxil) was deemed to have played a crucial causal role.
Depression Treatment And The Long Term Effects Of Drugs: Are They Safe? — (Inquisitr.com)
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressant takers 15X more likely to die by suicide. Psych drugs kill 500,000 people every year in the West.
[NL] Dept of Justice using prostitute murder suspect as guinea pig — (Algemeen Dagblad)
SSRI Ed note: Dutch Justice Department decides to test a defendent's claim that paroxetine (Paxil) caused him to become violent in a personalized double-blind test.
Study analyzes link between psychotropic drugs and homicide risk — (Psychology & Psychiatry)
SSRI Ed note: Study that misses the point in its own data finds that painkillers, benzodiazepines and antidepressants are associated with higher rates of homicide.
Antidepressants and other mood-altering drugs dangerous with very little benefit, expert argues — (The National Post)
SSRI Ed note: Danish internist argues that psych drugs are deadly and ineffective, do more harm than good 98% of the time.
A320 Crash: The Co-Pilot Wanted the World To Know His Name — (Le Figaro)
SSRI Ed note: Germanwings pilot on citalopram, mirtazapine and zoplclone locks captain out of cockpit, crashes Airbus A320, killing 150.
Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Cochrane study shows that antidepressants double risk of suicide for young people, prominent researcher takes citalopram, dies by suicide.
Mort de Marco Pantani: la piste du suicide privilégiée à celle de l’homicide/ Marco Pantani’s Death Looks Like Suicide — (Libération)
SSRI Ed note: A new investigation reveals, 10 yrs after the death of top Italian cyclist, was more likely suicide than the originally reported cause.
‘We need this now, before more people die’ mother of killer calls for anti-depressant drug investigation — (Evoke.ie)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 22, on Celexa murders ex-girlfriend's current boyfriend, then commits suicide.
Charleville tragedy: Family and friends gather for removal of twins (9) and older brother — (Sunday Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Adopted eldest son "on a lot of medication for his mental health" violently stabs his younger twin siblings to death and kills himself, no motive or warning.
Reconstruction of Swiss bus crash “shows driver was suicidal” — (Flanders Today)
'I want my chips!' Furious mother who set FIRE to kebab shop because it closed before she could get her late-night takeaway is jailed for two years—(Daily Mail)
Brilliant young scientist, 25, hanged herself after suffering homesickness and loneliness when she emigrated to Britain from New Zealand—(Daily Mail)
Jugé pour avoir tué sa fille handicapée de 6 ans / Sentenced for killing his disabled 6-yr-old daughter — (BFMTV)
SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal plans to kill wife incapacitated by treatment for bipolar, handicapped daughter, and himself but only kills daughter.
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Suicide student's mum says lessons must be learned from his death—(Birmingham Mail)
Inquest of tragic murder-suicide couple on weekend away heard — (Irish News)
I won’t be long behind you’: The heartbreaking story of a loving husband who died just hours after his beloved wife — (Wales Online)
SSRI Ed note: Sertraline causes 2 deaths - Mrx Cross dies from the drug combined with pain meds, her husband Adrian cannot bear that she is gone, dies by suicide.
Shocking moment a drunk female care worker drove the wrong way down the M5 motorway for FOUR MILES—(Daily Mail)
Young writer set computer to automatically post Facebook suicide note AFTER he had hanged himself after depression forced him to drop out of English degree—(Daily Mail)
Retired police officer Bill Dowling shot himself after shooting ex, inquest heard — (Western Daily Press)
Woman died after taking her boyfriend’s medication — (Sunderland Echo)
Wife took fatal drugs overdose just hours before her husband was CLEARED of sex crimes against four young girls. —(Daily Mail)
Thirty-five injuries found on Véronique Pirotton’s body — (L’Avenir.net)
Lauren’s niece faces claims for compensation after air-rage fine—(Independant.ie)
SSRI Ed note: Air rage incident involving antidepressant and alcohol
Family anguish after Long Eaton man's drug overdose death — (Nottingham Post)
Oakes man dies after taking fatal overdose of prescription drug Quetiapine — (Examiner)
Antidepressant regulations tightened following suicide — (Copenhagen Post)
North Wales man who died after being hit by train had history of depression — (Daily Post)
Kate Barry: Daughter of Jane Birkin and John Barry found dead after fall from Paris apartment — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Fashion photographer on antidepressants jumps or falls from apartment balcony and dies.
Inquest hears depressed Russian woman took her own life after becoming homesick — (Get Reading)