Archive for District of Columbia (DC)

Why “happy” doctors die by suicide — (America’s leading voice for ideal medical care)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes 2 psych drugs to physician recovering from anxiolytics, they make him paranoid, anxious, suicidal, he dies by suicide.
The Secret Service scandals, explained — (VOX Politics)
SSRI Ed note: Troubled vet on antidepressants becomes increasingly paranoid,fstand tried to scale White House fence with a knife.
An 11-year-old reported being raped twice, wound up with a conviction — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: An extreme example of prescribing antidepressants instead of dealing with real problem- no investigation despite evidence of rape of 11-yr-old.
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)
FBI Searching For William Bradford Bishop — (Business Insider)
SSRI Ed note: Successful family man on antidepressants gets insomnia, murders entire family with hammer, drives to another state, burns them, disappears. An FBI most wanted.
Mental health paperwork found at home of Miriam Carey after Capitol chase — (CNN)
Navy Yard shooter was defense contractor; 13 killed in rampage — (Associated Press)
SSRI Ed note: "Navy Yard" Shooter on Trazodone prescribed by Veteran's Affairs goes on shooting rampage killing 13 people, including himself. No motive identified.
Before his death, father of ADHD admitted it was a fictitious disease — (Natural News)
SSRI Ed note: Inventor of ADHD who profited from it, admits it is not real. Pharma has convinced public that emotional reactions are diseases, so they can sell drugs.
Experiences with Prozac — (D.C. Urban Moms and Dads)
D.C. man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing teenage daughter — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants has sexual relationship with teenage daughter, then murders her.
FDA warns of heart risks with high doses of Celexa — (USA Today)
Capitol Police Shoot Man Who Drew Gun On Them: Man Was on Depression Medication
Husband Has 6 Hour Stand-Off With Police After Argument With Wife
Dr. David Gratzer Says Prozac Highly Problematic for Bipolars: Also Ineffective
‘Disposable Heroes’: Veterans Used To Test Suicide-Linked Drugs — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Vets given Chantix for smoking cessation, not warned about serious side effects including suicidality, one becomes suicidal, invites police to kill him.
Baum Hedlund Wins Key Preemption Ruling in Collins Paxil Suicide Case — (Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman)
SSRI Ed note: Happily married father prescribed Paxil by gastroenterologist (reason unclear), gets dose increases in 2 weeks, kills himself 2 weeks later. Family sues,
Ex-FBI Official Gets Six Years. 19-Year Veteran Tortured Girlfriend — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Klonopin stops taking meds, drinks, thinks girlfriend unfaithful, traps, tortures her. Out of character behaviour. Gets 6 years.
Ex-Drug Rep Tells All: Former Eli Lilly Rep Says He Wined and Dined Doctors to Make a Sale — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man who spent 2 yrs selling Prozac, Zyprexa for Eli Lily tells Senate Committee that drug reps hire attractive non-scientists to bribe, cajole MDs to push them.
Soldier Suicides at Record Level — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants and other meds has a breakdown while on duty, threatens others, attempts suicide. Part of army suicide epidemic.
Hawthorne Heights Guitarist Casey Calvert Died of Medication Mixture — (TransWorld News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on vicodin, citalopram (Celexa), & clonazepam (Klonopin) dies on bus while on tour.
A Psychiatrist Is Slain, and a Sad Debate Deepens — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Teenager in withdrawal from neuroleptic medication kills psychiatrist, media reinforce the myth that mental illness, not medication withdrawal, is the cause.
In America: The drugs all around us — (Metro West Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Boy is put on Paxil, becomes violent, fortunately he is taken off the drug before a disaster occurs.
Leah Harris Letter to the FDA — (National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy)
SSRI Ed note: Woman writes to the FDA to explain that years of self-mutilation and suicidality were due to taking antidepressants since early childhood.
Severe postpartum depression leaves them without wife and mother — (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
SSRI Ed note: Assumes Carol did not take a Zoloft. A few cases (e.g. Schell) one pill causes disaster; the forced hanging is typical of SSRI suicides. 45 min questionable.
The Promise of Precision Prescriptions – ‘Pharmacogenomics’ Also Raises Issues of Race, Privacy — (Washington Post)
MEDICINES FOR THE MIND — (The Washington Times)
Biography: John Hinckley, Jr. — (PBS)
Police Kill 16-year-old girl holding pellet gun — (Washington Post)
Life After Vince — (The New Yorker)
SSRI Ed note: White House counsel takes antidepressants, dies by suicide.
Intruder reportedly stopped Prozac treatment — (Baton Rouge Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Man in Prozac withdrawal tries to enter While House grounds, is shot, wounded by Secret Service.
Prozac Blamed In Theft Of Test Bills From Bureau Of Engraving’s Vaults — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac and Tranzene steals test bills from vault .
Unholy Union: The Preacher And The Choir Director Seemed To Have A Perfect Marriage. Until All Hell Broke Loose — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Minister on antidepressants, other meds stalks his wife when she tries to leave him, shoots and kills, and himself.
As A Life Shatters, Baltimore Official’s Theft Trial Delayed — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Successful woman brilliant career takes Prozac, other meds for depression, she steals, becomes lethargic "wraith", her life totally destroyed.