Ontario court throws out law barring self-induced intoxication as defence for sexual assault — (The National Post)Thursday, June 4th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man overdoses on Wellbutrin, decides his elderly mother is an alien, stabs and almost kills her.
This Morning star Ruth Langsford’s sister took her own life after battle with depression — (Extra.ie)Thursday, November 28th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants for years, depressed for years, dies by suicide.
Mental health prescriptions rising fastest in 10-14-year-old Scots — (The Herald Scotland)Sunday, October 27th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Significant increases in prescriptions of psych drugs - sedatives, antidepressants, antipsychotics to Scottish kids since 2009,, thanks to drug co. marketing.
Sleep Drugs Like Ambien Will Get a New FDA Warning About Potentially Fatal Side Effects — (Gizmodo)Tuesday, April 30th, 2019SSRI Ed note: FDA belatedly (26 yrs too late) acknowledges that "z" drugs like zolpidem can cause parasomnias with deadly outcomes for some people.
Fears as common anti-depressant sertraline linked to two deaths — (The Birmingham Mail)Monday, March 18th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Sertraline can kill in more ways than suicide, especially non-metabolizers. It killed a healthy young man and a new mom, but The System does not blame the med.
Family fears one of UK’s most commonly prescribed anti-depressant drugs stopped their 24-year-old son’s heart beating amid concerns it could harm others — (The Daily Mail)Sunday, March 17th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Two young people taking sertraline suffer sudden death, doctors suspect drug but coroners record deaths as from natural causes.
The FDA approve esketamine nasal spray for severe depression — (Medical News Today)Friday, March 8th, 2019SSRI Ed note: FDA adds ketamine to the list of dangerous, ineffective substances approved to treat depression. Nasal stray supplements oral pill, delays "relapse".
‘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.
Art student, 18, battling mental illness took alcohol and drugs then hanged herself after 1am text row with ex-boyfriend when he didn’t invite her on a trip to Brighton — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, July 31st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teen put on antidepressants at 16 threatens suicide to boyfriend, he distances himself, she self-harms, hangs herself.
Commentary: It’s time for Utahns to reconsider the widespread use of antidepressants — (The Salt Lake Tribune)Sunday, July 29th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Progressive group in Utah understands that antidepressants are as serious a problem as opioids but without the hype. They urge Legislators to act.
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.
Increase in depression, suicide risks linked to simultaneous use of common prescription drugs — (The Springfield News-Sun)Thursday, June 14th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Study published in JAMA reveals that many drugs can cause "depression", the more of these drugs taken, the higher likelihood, severity of negative effects.
Two murder charges in bizarre killing of family members — (Gaston Gazette)Monday, May 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist treats businessman with medication for anxiety, he gets much worse, drives jeep into building killing 2. Conclusion? he needs psychiatric help.
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.
Mental Health Challenges: A Holistic Problem Requiring A Holistic Solution — (Reader comment)Thursday, March 8th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Writer reacts strongly against the pharma message that unhappiness = sickness and pills are the answer.
Medical Student Stabbed to Death in Library Was ‘The Little Engine That Could,’ Mom Says — (Yahoo)Thursday, March 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man, diagnosed/drugged as teen breaks into neighbours' house, court forces meds on him, he stabs random med student in library, killing her. Disoriented.
‘I Want it to Stop’: At 15, Ruben Urbina couldn’t bear his depression and anxiety anymore. So he called police with a chilling threat. — (The Washington Post)Wednesday, December 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Two teens put on antidepressants which make them suicidal, depressed, anxious. After failed attempt youngest dies by suicide. Parents fail to spot the cause.
Rohde murder trial: Susan given sleeping pills after Botox — (The Times Live)Wednesday, November 15th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Stilnox [Ambien, zolpidem]+benzodiazepine by clueless MD dies by suicide at conference with husband, he's charged with murder, staging scene.
Pregnant mum with depression hanged herself weeks before birth, telling husband in note: ‘Don’t come in, I’m sorry’ — (The Mirror)Thursday, March 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman given antidepressants after birth of first baby attempts suicide several times, meds continued, hangs herself in second pregnancy.
How can antidepressants ruin your life? — (Quora)Monday, January 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Writer has posted a list of the potential negative consequences of taking SSRI and other antidepressants as warning, since most MD.s refuse to see the truth.
Suicide Rates Rise While Antidepressant Use Climbs — (Mad in America)Sunday, April 24th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Suicides of US females increased sharply 1999-2014. % on antidepressants doubled during this time. in 2008, 5% girls, 3% boys 12-17 on antidepressants.
Deroxat, Prozac, Effexor, Zoloft : votre antidépresseur peut-il vous rendre alcoolique? Can your antidepressant turn you into an alcoholic? — (Le Lanceur)Friday, March 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Les professeurs en France reconnaissent l'exposition de David Healy d'effets secondaires graves des ISRS.
MEDICAL HOLOCAUST: PSYCH DRUGS HAVE KILLED MORE THAN 5 MILLION PEOPLE OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS — (Nordic Cochrane Centre)Tuesday, January 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Study in BMJ reveals horrific truth about psych meds, incl. antidepressants. No lasting or significant benefit, cause serious harm in long run, kill > 500K/yr.
Children as young as two prescribed antidepressants linked to deaths — (The Adelaide Advertiser)Saturday, January 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Australia's Dr Kenneth Nunn defends drugging small children with SSRIs for autism, intellectual disability, child abuse/neglect and self-harm.
New Evidence that Antidepressants Are Causing an Epidemic of Violence — (ANH Natural Health)Tuesday, September 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Antidepressants prescribed for many conditions that they cannot possibly alleviate. They are overused, and they cause violence. FDA oversight way too slack.
Prescription pills are Britain’s third biggest killer: Side-effects of drugs taken for insomnia and anxiety kill thousands. Why do doctors hand them out like Smarties? — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Psychiatric drugs, including antidepressants (1 in 11 adults in the OECD take these) are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
Drug overdose deaths in England and Wales highest since records began — (International Business Times)Thursday, September 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: The tally will not count the many antidepressant deaths not identified as such.
Covington Lawyers Kill on Cross-Exams in Cymbalta Case — (American Lawyer)Friday, August 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Lawyers triumph defending corrupt drug safety system
Louisiana Gunman’s History Shows Record of Mental Health Issues – Three people were killed, including the alleged shooter; nine others wounded — (Wall Street Journal)Friday, July 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man who takes antidepressant intermittently, has a record of rage incidents, shoots and kills 2 and injures 9.
Antidepressants Linked to Bone Fractures in Menopausal Women – Shorter treatment duration may lower risk, investigators found — (Medpage Today)Thursday, June 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Study in the journal "Injury Prevention" shows women who take SSRIs to treat menopausal symptoms 76% more likely to suffer a bone fracture/break.
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
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.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds — (The Telegraph)Tuesday, January 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Cochrane study shows that antidepressants double risk of suicide for young people, prominent researcher takes citalopram, dies by suicide.
Contra Costa County foster youth’s mysterious death under investigation — (San Jose Mercury News)Thursday, January 1st, 2015
More Pilots Using Drugs, NTSB Study Finds — (Elements Behavioural Health)Friday, September 12th, 2014
CINDA MCLAUGHLIN v. GLAXOSMITHKLINE, LLC. — (Leagle)Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, LunestaTuesday, May 20th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
Avoid Garcinia Cambogia when taking this medicine — (Saludify)Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Psychological side-effects of anti-depressants worse than thought — (Science Daily)Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Drugged as Children, Foster-Care Alumni Speak Out — (The Wall Street Journal)Sunday, February 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: People who survived foster care speak up against harmful diagnoses and overuse of psych drugs, antidepressants and neuroleptics, with terrible side effects.
Anti-depressants taken by thousands of Brits 'do NOT work', major new study reveals — (Mail Online)Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Fluoxetine Exposure during Adolescence Alters Responses to Aversive Stimuli in Adulthood — (The Journal of Neuroscience)Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Woman's Death From Anti-Depressant Happened Before Health Canada Warning — (The Canadian Press)Friday, September 13th, 2013
The many faces of bipolar disorder — (Digital Journal)Friday, August 2nd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Mum on antidepressants diagnosed bipolar (likely an A/D side effect), becomes suicidal, tries to stop meds, seeks help, shoots & kills 3 daughters and self.
Warning – Your Anti-Depressant May Induce Psychosis — (Turning Point Psychotherapy)Wednesday, July 31st, 2013