Staffordshire mum who tragically killed herself found dead by her sister, inquest hears — (The Birmingham Mail)Thursday, April 21st, 2022SSRI Ed note: Trainee nurse given antidepressants by GP loses job, has relationship problems, dies by suicide.
‘WORST OF TRAGEDIES’ Baby found dead at Dublin home after mum’s body discovered at M50 — (Sunday World)Friday, October 23rd, 2020SSRI Ed note: New mom, a nurse,"understood to have been suffering from post-natal depression" (which means antidepressants) kills 7-mo -old son, herself.
Leading heart doctor, 63, hanged himself after fighting secret 40-year battle against depression — (BrinkWire)Saturday, June 20th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Caring physician, many years on antidepressants suffers recurring depression, drinks, is suicidal, self-harms, drugs don't help, hangs himself.
‘One of the loveliest people I ever knew’: Suicide tragedy of the Manchester Royal Infirmary nurse who struggled with self doubtTuesday, September 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Nurse close to physician father goes on and off antidepressants, including citalopram, for "low moods" over 2 years, dies by suicide soon after re-starting.
Why “happy” doctors die by suicide — (America’s leading voice for ideal medical care)Friday, August 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes 2 psych drugs to physician recovering from anxiolytics, they make him paranoid, anxious, suicidal, he dies by suicide.
DNA on drugs: How genetic tests could make prescriptions more precise — (The Globe and Mail)Friday, March 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Pharmacogenetic testing reveals who cannot metobolize meds incl. antidepressants, and will likely be harmed. Such tests should be done prior to prescribing.
Lost, resentful, thinking about ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ he found little boy’s house, accused killer said — (The Herald-Leader)Tuesday, March 6th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Nurse on narcotics, antidepressants kills 8-yr-old boy during psychotic episode. Marijuana blamed. Potential death penalty.
‘I went on a walk and returned to find my husband dead’ — (The Guardian)Saturday, February 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Physician feels bad over a complaint is filed against him, is prescribed antidepressants twice, the 2nd time they make things worse, he dies by suicide.
Christopher Chad Dawson Obituary — (The Star-Telegram)Wednesday, December 13th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Surgeon self-medicates for anxiety & depression, marriage falls apart, personality changes, murders his beloved children, kills himself. Depression blamed.
Pharmacist, 25, hanged herself during romantic holiday with boyfriend — (The Independent)Tuesday, October 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young pharmacist prescribed fluoxetine sometimes forgets to take med, goes on holiday with boyfriend, hangs herself.
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to all charges in killing of 8 seniors — (Global News)Thursday, June 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants, neuroleptics, has periodic urges to kill people ("red surges"), acts on them, feels terrible guilt, turns herself in.
Tragic end: Missing mom Florence Leung found dead — (CTV)Thursday, November 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: New mom, a nurse, given antidepressants, dies by suicide.
GP found dead after being suspended over bipolar disorder blog — (Health Diary)Monday, September 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: GP taking medication for bipolar blogs about her condition, exhibits odd behaviour and suicidal acts, is suspended, medication increased, dies by suicide.
Doctor found dead in New Delhi AIIMS, cause unknown — (Hindustan Times)Friday, March 18th, 2016SSRI Ed note: New Delhi third-year resident doctor takes antidepressants, dies alone in room. Whether or not suicide unclear.
Junior doctor committed suicide fearing his health would stop him from ‘being the best’ — (Metro U.K.)Thursday, March 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young doctor is treated for depression after losing a relationship and failing an exam, a few years later when all is well he kills himself by overdose.
Antidepressant Drugs and Suicide Rates — (Behaviorism and Mental Health)Monday, March 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Financially conflicted researcher publishes study claiming that antidepressants reduce suicide. Data show opposite, he retracts study, tries to hide truth.
Crickett charged with 2010 murder of wife Christine — (Daily Telegraph)Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Physician treats ailing wife with antidepressants, she dies, he is charged with her murder.
A patient’s suicide, a doctor’s devastation — (Toronto Star)Friday, October 3rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist wonders why his patient on depression meds dies by suicide. One more example of how doctors JUST DON'T GET IT.
‘Beautiful and vibrant’ nurse, 28, hanged herself after becoming tormented by chronic psoriasis — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, September 24th, 2014SSRI Ed note: "Beautiful, vibrant" nurse who feels "tired and down" given sertraline (Zoloft), feels worse, hangs herself several weeks later. Psoriasis blamed.
GP Elizabeth Kinston’s inquest hears of her depression and anxiety — (The Nottingham Post)Saturday, May 3rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: GP suffering "post-natal depression" takes antidepressants, suffers thought disturbance, suicidality, disappears, kills herself. Coroner records open verdict.
Manchester doctor who BIT his ex-wife because she ‘gloated’ over new lover escapes jail — (Mancunian Matters)Monday, February 17th, 2014SSRI Ed note: NHS doctor in withdrawal from antidepressants bites extranged wife. Under investigation, stressed, he starts taking A/D again.
La Plata doctor suspended after sex, drug misconduct — (The Maryland Gazette)Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Double-murder suspect Mahmoud Hindi commits suicide in jail — (The Courier-Journal)Saturday, October 19th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac shoots and kills 2 neighbours over dispute about a fence and second driveway, later kills himself in jail.
Police call deaths of Winnipeg mother, children a murder-suicide — (Canadian Press)Thursday, October 3rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Mom treated for postpartum depression (PPD) murders her children and kills herself. PPD blamed, treatment not questioned.
Amad Jumaily’s murder of wife June ‘not preventable’ — (BBC News)Friday, September 27th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man unhappy about marriage breakdown, non-drinker, prescribed Citalopram, starts to drink. Dose increased at 4-week check-in, murders wife next day.
GP took own life after admitting to suicidal thoughts — (Essex Chronicle)Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
After Canadian mother killed herself and their only grandchild, U.S. couple started 10-year fight to change Canada’s bail laws — (National Post)Friday, August 9th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Newfoundland mom kills father of her baby, fights extradition to US, is released on bail, feeds baby psychoactive meds, commits murder-suicide.
Plane Crash Victim Was Sioux Falls Doctor — (Keloland.com)Thursday, March 29th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Pilot on fluoxetine (Prozac) and Trazodone fails to land plane properly and is killed.
Anorexic doctor weighed less than 4 stone when she died — (The Telegraph)Monday, January 30th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Anorexic paediatrician takes Celexa, dies, coroner cannot find any reason for her heart stopping.
Sheffield student died after GP mum prescribed anti-depressants — (The Star)Saturday, January 14th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Medical student with anorexia prescribed citalopram by mum, dies of drug toxicity.
Depressed nurse found dead after mixed overdose — (Hastings and St Leonards Observer)Monday, May 16th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman divorces, takes antidepressants, gets worse, starts to drink, dies by suicide.
Raging doctor is sacked for hospital clash — (The Chronicle)Sunday, May 15th, 2011
Whatever Happened to. . .a widow’s suit against Fairview Park after an officer shot and killed her golf club-wielding husband in 2005? — (The Plain Dealer)Sunday, March 27th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Therapist has bad reaction to antidepressant, goes on destructuve rampage, wife calls police, he threatens officer with golf club, is shot and killed.
Tuerie de Pouzauges: un antidépresseur mis en cause / Family Killed in Pouzauges: was the cause an antidepressant? — (Le Figaro)Friday, July 2nd, 2010SSRI Ed note: Doctor taking sertraline has episode of delirium-psychosis, murders his wife, his 4 children, and kills himself. Investigators decide med was the cause.
Over the Meds and Under the Hood — (Truethout)Thursday, February 11th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist who is part of a system that grossy over-prescribes psychoactive drugs goes on a rampage himself, killing 13. Later he is sentenced to death.
Mass. doctor accused of fraud by faking research — (The Seattle Times)Thursday, January 14th, 2010
Lake death of wife, 73 — (Bedford Today)Monday, November 9th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Woman complains of depression to GP, no suicidal thoughts, he prescribes citalopram, she drowns herself. Depression blamed.
Inquest brief: Woman’s death ruled to be accidental overdose — (The Pekin Times)Friday, September 18th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Young woman, former nurse, abuses prescription meds including Celexa, dies of overdose.
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient's Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)Saturday, April 11th, 2009
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient’s Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)Saturday, April 11th, 2009
Surgeon Admits Beating Girlfriend — (NBCSanDiego.com)Friday, January 30th, 2009SSRI Ed note: MD writes Lexapro prescriptions for himself under alias, assaults girlfriemd while on drug.
Chief: St. Petersburg officer justified in fatal shooting — (Tampa Bay.com)Saturday, January 24th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Cuban doctor loses nursing assistant job, takes antidepressants, drinks, threatens suicide, police are called, he pointss gun at them, they shoot him dead.
Army report released to newspaper says Smith College graduate shot herself in Iraq — (The Republican Newsroom)Thursday, January 22nd, 2009SSRI Ed note: G.P. prescribes Zoloft to army surgeon with positive attitude. Faced with difficult situation in Iraq, shoots herself over minor incident, possible withdrawal.
KEM doctor suicide: Police register dowry case against husband — (The Indian Express)Wednesday, January 7th, 2009SSRI Ed note: "Cheerful" physician experiencing marital stress takes antidepressants, dies by suicide.
CST Indiana Summary — (Tristate home page)Thursday, September 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Correctional nurse on antidepressants (likely Prozac since she stole that) forges inmate prescriptions, is caught, charged.
Insulin injection killed nurse inquest told — (The Derbyshire Times)Friday, July 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants commits suicide by injecting herself with an insulin overdose.
Down on the Cape? — (The Boston Globe)Thursday, June 26th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Pharmaceutical giant conducts bogus "research" as a cover for marketing its antidepressants [Zoloft & Effexor] implying that they alleviate depression.