Archive for Netherlands

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.
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.
[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.
Medicalisation of misery to blame for soaring use of antidepressants, say GPs — (The Guardian)
Mental Illness in Homicide-Suicide: A Review — (Journal of the American Acadamy of Psychiatry and the Law)
SSRI Ed note: 30 studies reviewed, find mental illness a factor in 2,431 murder-suicides, mostly depression. Meds an obvious confounding variable not noticed by researchers.
Antidepressants for dementia patients linked to frequent falling — (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
Alphen aan den Rijn shopping mall shooting — (Klokkenluider)
SSRI Ed note: Dutch youth, 24, on antidepressants behaves strangely, shoots 13 at shopping mall, killing 6. Mental illness blamed.
Psychoanalysis scrapped from health insurance — (Dutch
Possible family drama in Zwijndrecht—(
‘Mother In family tragedy swallowed many antidepressants’ — (
SSRI Ed note: Mother on many antidepressants kills 2 of her children, attempts suicide.
A criminal update: ‘Bizarre offense? The suspect is a strange bird, ripe for TBS. And why?   Because he committed a bizarre crime’ — (deVerdieping Trouw)
SSRI Ed note: Quiet, friendly man given Effexor, in 3 days he becomes "crazy"stabs live-in girlfriend to death, also stabbed self. Experts deny drug the cause.