Archive for Insomnia/sleep disturbance – Page 2

Mental health in the NHS: ‘My son wanted to die; we begged for help but there was none’ — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Bullied teen given antidepressants gets dramatically worse, suicidal, has hallucinations, panic attacks, night terrors, dies by suicide. Depression blamed.
Grandad hanged himself at his Gillow Heath home — (Stoke Sentinel)
Saco man who killed family, self, had stopped taking antidepressants when he lost his insurance — (Bangor Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking Zoloft, kills wife and 3 children in a rage, a case of extreme violent over-reaction.
Robin Williams — Suicide Triggered by Depression, Parkinson's, Paranoia — (
SSRI Ed note: Comedian took Remeron and other meds, hanged himself
Sunday, October 26, 2014 What happened to Timmy Hill? Teen was shot during struggle with trooper — (Charleston Gazette-Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18, long-time user of antidepressants, gets medication changed to Lexapro, shortly after "acts strange", is killed by policeman.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)
SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)
Knife edge: The strange death of Jenny Lee Cook — (Sydney Morning Herald)
GP Elizabeth Kinston’s inquest hears of her depression and anxiety — (The Nottingham Post)
SSRI Ed note: GP suffering "post-natal depression" takes antidepressants, suffers thought disturbance, suicidality, disappears, kills herself. Coroner records open verdict.
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.
Prosecutor fatally overdosed on sedatives and anti-depressants hours after her judge boyfriend was found guilty of misconduct — (Mail Online)
Anti-depressants taken by thousands of Brits 'do NOT work', major new study reveals — (Mail Online)
Accidental death verdict for farmer killed in crash — (Lancashire Evening Post)
Kapsik guilty of second-degree murder — (Winnipeg Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 12 drugs with no history of domestic violence murders wife, has no explanation
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)
The mother of a junior doctor who took her own life described her daughter's working hours as "immoral" following an inquest into her death — (The Independent)
New mother with post-natal depression killed by 100mph train — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: New mom has trouble with baby constantly waking in the night, given antidepressants, shortly after kills herself by walking in front of train.
Park Street woman’s death ruled as suicide — (Herts Advertiser)
Compulsive behaviors as a side effect of antitremor drug — (The Seattle Times)
Fatal overdose after operation — (Blackpool Gazette)
Heartbroken dad reveals agony as decision to axe his son's benefits is overturned.. weeks after his boy killed himself
Mental health paperwork found at home of Miriam Carey after Capitol chase — (CNN)
Healthcare trust 'missed opportunity' to help depressed man — (GetReading)
Sutton insomniac Angela Dixie-Bradford died after drug overdose — (Your Local Guardian)
Freefall into Madness: The Fresno County Jail’s Barbaric Treatment of the Mentally Ill — (Community Alliance)
SSRI Ed note: Inmate given Prozac becomes extremely suicidal, cuts and tries to drown himself. Other inmates suffer withdrawal from various meds, mistaken for relapse.
Baffling Rise in Suicides Plagues the U.S. Military — (New York Times)
Mental healthcare concerns raised after ‘Romeo and Juliet’ couple’s deaths — (The Portsmouth News)
SSRI Ed note: Couple, woman at leasttaking antidepressants which "improved her mood", decide to die in suicide pact, text their intentions then carry them out.
Death of woman found in Fareham river was an accident — (The Portsmouth News)
What happened to Phoebe? — (The Age)
Before a suicide, A mother’s lament: ‘Why can’t I fix this?’ — (Billings Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Socially awkward man has trouble fitting in, marries, divorces, is prescribed Prozac, becomes negative, paranoid, delusional, kills himself and toddler son.
Open verdict at inquest into death of Anna Byrne — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Pregnant woman taking sertraline has dose doubled and anti-histamine added, jumps off cliff killing herself and unboard twin sons.
Eli Lilly and Company named in class action over deceptive and unlawful marketing of Cymbalta — (Got a Class Action?)
I'm a Celeb: Brian Conley reveals his living hell in the jungle — (Daily Record)
Lawsuit Against The NHLPA By The Late Derek Boogaard’s Family Signals Legal Concern For The NHL —(Ruling Sports)
Mom charged with killing baby ‘heard voices,’ complaint says — (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Woman given Zoloft for post-partum depression becomes delusional and kills baby.
Strange Dreams, anti-depressant side effects — (
Woman died after accidental overdose, inquest hears — (Southern Daily Echo)
The Tragic Suicide Death of Junior Seau — (Psych Central)
SSRI Ed note: Former NFL player takes Ambien, even though it is not helping him sleep. He dies by suicide, CTE is the suspected cause, not the med.
Troubling posts on SayAnything raise alarm — (The Miscellany News)
‘A bad mother’ fear of wife in rail line tragedy — (Yorkshire Post)
SSRI Ed note: Woman with longed=for new baby given Prozac and sleeping pills, has trouble sleeping and feeding baby, steps in front of train. Postpartum depression blamed.
SSRIs, Periodic Limb Movements of Sleep Linked in Children — (Family Practice News)
What's the next step in fighting depression? — (CNN Health)
Brotman: Parents grapple with teen's suicide — (Chicago Tribune)
GCSEs: Pressure of exams leaves teens suffering from mental illness — (The Telegraph)
Suicide casts long shadow after decade of war — (Activist Post)
Driver was three times over limit — (Derbyshire Times)
Depression? Former sufferers launch their own online forum — (Daily Mail)
Jailed Conway lawyer disbarred — (Myrtle Beach Online)
Antidepressants Cause 40,000 Deaths a Year – But They're Handed Out Like Candy — (