Medication made mother an addict’- family of woman who died by suicide — (Irish Examiner)Saturday, October 19th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman on sleeping pills, antidepressants and opiates (no physical cause for pain) becomes addicted, inactive, dies by suicide.
Tyrone musician suffered bad reaction to antidepressant, inquest is told — (Belfast Telegraph)Friday, June 21st, 2019SSRI Ed note: GP prescribed drugs known risk of causing suicidality, especially in combination, to musician. GP clearly unaware of issue, man dies by suicide.
Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise — (BBC News)Tuesday, July 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: U.K. knows about gross overprescribing of ineffective, dangerous SSRIs to ever-younger children, does nothing. Dr. Dubicka misrepresents the situation.
Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise — (BBC News)Tuesday, July 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Prescriptions of SSRIs to children increases dramatically, takers are younger. Guidelines call for close supervision, but drugs have never been proven safe.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)Monday, January 15th, 2018SSRI 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".
Glamour model stabbed her boyfriend to death when he sent text saying: ‘It’s over’ — (The Irish Mirror)Wednesday, September 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Former model who drinks and takes antidepressants has serious air rage incident, is argumentative, murders her boyfriend when he decides to leave her.
The War At Home — (Broadsheet)Monday, September 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Author reviews 22 cases of filicide since 2000, notes that antidepressants a likely cause for many but the issue has not been explored.
Mother questions inpatient psychiatric care of son (17) who took own life — (The Irish Times)Wednesday, January 20th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teenager becomes suicidal on Fluoxetine (Prozac) and Risperidone, so his doctors increase the dose of Prozac and he dies by suicide.
Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed ‘should never have been let out of hospital’ — (The Journal.ie)Thursday, September 17th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man, 20, taking antidepressants and other drugs attempts suicide several times, finally sucdeeds.
Dublin man may have died from auto-erotic asphyxiation; Open verdict returned in inquest of man (57) found dead on patio of Sandymount home — (The Irish Times)Friday, August 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Coroner returns open verdict on man on medication for depression who hangs himself, implies auto-erotic asphyxiation responsible.
14-Year-Old’s Suicide Causes Coroner To Question If Prozac Was The Real Trigger — (Inquisitr)Sunday, March 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 14-year old given Prozac, dies by suicide
House eviction ‘led to death’ — (GetWestLondon)Thursday, July 18th, 2013
Nurse hit mother with bottle to "shut her up" — (The Independent)Thursday, July 11th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants, sleeping tablets for anxiety and depression loses temper and bludgeons mom to death with liquor bottle.
Inquest hears postmortem results show death was due to hanging — (The Irish Times)Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Suspect threw gun in flowers as he fled — (Herald.ie)Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
THE DEATH OF FRANCES MCKEOWN — (Report By The Prisoner Ombudsmanfor Northern Ireland)Thursday, November 22nd, 2012SSRI Ed note: Suicidal prisoner on Prozac has violent thoughts, takes Trazodone, commits suicide.
Teenager’s girlfriend attack blamed on antidepressant side effects — (The Courier)Thursday, July 26th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Teen on Prozac breaks up with girlfriend, assaults her, teachers say this is "completely out of character". He loses chance to go to university.
A day in the life of a rock star wife — (Belfast Telegraph)Monday, September 19th, 2011
Medication may have affected mum's behaviour — (Fingal Independent)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Sinead O’Connor’s sad slide from being pop’s most ethereal beauty — (Daily Mail)Monday, July 11th, 2011
Quiet man stayed silent on his most terrible deed — (Independent.ie)Sunday, November 21st, 2010SSRI Ed note: Devoted father, on medication for depression, kills himself and his two kids by setting his car on fire and staging a crash.
Stephen Gately: The Boyzone star’s secret life that drove him to lies, pills and depression — (Daily Mail)Sunday, October 11th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Boyzone member becomes zombie on antidepressants, claims he feels no emotion on them, dies prematurely.
Police criticised over first use of taser — (The Belfast Telegraph)Saturday, September 20th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants argues with former partner, she calls police accusing him of assault, he gets tasered.
Low level of air rage points to new policy on anti-social behaviour — (The Irish Times)Monday, June 2nd, 2008SSRI Ed note: Vancouver man, 40, taking antidepressants drinks on flight, is abusive, spits at flight attendant, charged with assault.
Pensioner Denies Assaulting GP In Row Over Anti-Depressant Drug — (The Derry Journal)Thursday, February 21st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Anxious agitated senior worried about suicidality taking Seroxat (Paxil) asks to go off it, GP does not agree, senior assaults him.
Therapist gets life in jail for stabbing partner 14 times — (Independent.ie)Tuesday, December 11th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressant stabs partner to death over argument about money for taxes.
Sex-offender dad remains at the heart of blaze probe — (The Independent)Friday, November 16th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants facing sex charges locks himself, wife and five kids in house, starts fire, all die.
Man shoots himself after starting new medication — (The Irish Independent)Tuesday, August 14th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man given Lexapro for depression by GP becomes suicidal, kills himself after 8 days on med. Inquest promotes myth that drug takes time to kick in, then helps.
North’s suicide services ‘not good enough’, says Minister — (Irish Examiner)Tuesday, June 19th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressants commits suicide, Health Minister brings recommendations, misses that in the UK, kids not supposed to take SSRIs due to suicide risk.
£145,000 swindler escapes jail term — (The Belfast Telegraph)Wednesday, May 30th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Widow taking antidepressants steals money at work and at church, is caught, loses reputation and job.
Pensioner ignited himself after bout of depression — (UTVLive)Thursday, December 14th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Persioner on tranquillisers, antidepressants dies by setting himself on fire while his faily are at church. No warning, no motive.
Hanged Teen’s Family Tragedy — (The Mirror)Wednesday, November 8th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teen mourning cousin prescribed antidepressants, is suicidal, hangs himself. Foster Dad shocked, suicide not part of "his make-up".
Frances is happy again — (This is Lancashire)Friday, June 23rd, 2006SSRI Ed note: Singer develops addiction to antidepressants, relapse to alcohol after her father dies. Has insomnia, needs sleep meds.